Pre-Quiz#2-1 - wasps and hornets which constantly sting...

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(1.)Dante's Divine Comedy is divided into three separate canticas. These three sections are: the Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise). The Divine Comedy tells the story of Dante's journey through the three realms where Virgil guides him through Hell and Purgatory, while his ideal woman, Beatrice, guides him through heaven. (2.) Dante encounters many men, women, and creatures throughout the Inferno. Before he even completely enters Hell Dante sees the souls of people who did nothing good nor evil throughout their lives. Among these souls Dante notices Pope Celestine V or Pontius Pilate. Mixed with these souls are the outcasts who took no side in the Rebellion of Angels because these souls are neither in Hell or out of it as their punishment is to forever pursue a banner while pursued by
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Unformatted text preview: wasps and hornets which constantly sting them while maggots and other insects drink their blood and tears. (3.) Dante places Ulysses in Bolgia 8 of the eighth circle of Hell. Ulysses is placed here because Dante views him to be a Fraudulent Advisor as well as Diomedes for their role in the Trojan War. (4.)The terza rima is a three-lined stanza which uses the chain rhyme. The terza rima follows the pattern of: a-b-a, b-c-b, c-d-c, d-e-d. There is no limit to the number of lines that the terza rima can have, however, poems written in terza rima always end with either a single line or couplet repeating the rhyme of the middle line of the final tercet....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2008 for the course CLCV 120 taught by Professor Solomon during the Fall '07 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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