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Unformatted text preview: -more light is better, more light means more knowledge and more worth-hard time recognizing as he becomes more perfected Third Canto-portraying salvationeveryone is one/same/equal-the poem attempts to reflect coherence of world and image of god-moon (for the nuns) deficiency of faith. ..anti-paradiso-mercury: those who do good deeds for fame, summed up by Justinian- deficiency of hopemovement of empire from beginning to end-venus: lovers- harlot Rahab- deficiency of chairty-faith, hope, and charity- three theological virtues-connection between neutrals in Inferno, and the excommunicate/late repentant in Purgatory/and the constant nuns of Paradise organization-he has a question, then Beatrice or shade answers it-centers around a paradox-just revenge that deserves just punishment: line 25-christs death was just-how souls are presented...
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- Spring '10