Unformatted text preview: Inferno I — Outline Dante is lost in a dark wood — he feels a sense of anguish and agony As he comes out of the wood, he sees a hill, whose top is lightened hy
the morning sun. He gains hope. Next he tries to slim]:- the hill, but three beasts, the leopard, the lion,
and the she—wolf oh struet his ascent. As he despairs, the ancient poet Virgil appears. He tells Dante that
the she—wolfwon’t let anyone climb the hill. "Virgil also tells Dante that only a greyhound can defeat the she—wolf. He then tells Dante the he will lead him to salvation through another
path. The journey begins with Dante following 1|Firgil. ...
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