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Leandro Villanueva Advanced Composition EN3300W Pr. Karen Narvarte Centigraph # 1 Purgatory, Canto # 1 The purgatory starts by describing Dante and Virgil’s sailboat trip leaving the cruel sea of the Inferno. To prepare for the trip, Dante calls some of the muses, including Calliope, the muse of poetry. They arrive to the island on Easter
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Unformatted text preview: morning, where they are received by Cato, the guardian. Cato wants to know how Dante escaped from the inferno. Cato consents and allows them to pass, but before Dante must wash his face and perform a ritual before setting path up the mountain....
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