Purgatory_2 - encounters Sordello which is a spirit from...

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Leandro Villanueva Advanced Composition EN3300W Pr. Karen Narvarte Centigraph # 2 Purgatory, Canto # 6 Dante now compares his situation to that of a gambler who has won. Every spirit Dante meets urges him to pray on it’s behalf. The belief is that Christians leave purgatory earlier when God has heard many prayers on their behalf. Virgil
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Unformatted text preview: encounters Sordello, which is a spirit from Mantua, the same place Virgil is from, and embraces him. Dante uses this to describe how people from the same city used to stay connected but no longer do. He then turns his anger to the Florentines....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course ENGLISH 3330 taught by Professor Narvarte during the Spring '08 term at Saint Mary's University Texas.

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