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Dantesinferno Se

  1. 1. Dante’s Inferno Student Edition Prepared By: Dr. Kay Picart Assistant Professor of English & Humanities
  2. 2. Biography/Historical Backdrop <ul><li>Who was Dante </li></ul><ul><li>Alighieri? </li></ul><ul><li>What country was </li></ul><ul><li>He from? </li></ul><ul><li>During what period </li></ul><ul><li>Did he live? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key Question <ul><li>In what way/s </li></ul><ul><li>is Dante’s </li></ul><ul><li>Divine Comedy </li></ul><ul><li>an allegory? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Themes <ul><li>The symbolisms of light and darkness in the Inferno mean ________________________________________________________________________________________________________? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Question: <ul><li>Why is Virgil </li></ul><ul><li>the appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>guide of Dante </li></ul><ul><li>through hell? </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Divine Comedy is an Allegory <ul><li>Of: </li></ul><ul><li>________________________________________________________________________________________________________. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dante and Virgil Crossing the River Styx
  8. 9. Key Themes <ul><li>The symbolism of the animals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>leopard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>she-wolf </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Key Themes <ul><li>Leopard:______________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Lion:__________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>She-Wolf:_____________________ </li></ul>
  10. 11. The patronage of the three Blessed Ladies <ul><li>Beatrice </li></ul><ul><li>St. Lucy </li></ul><ul><li>Blessed </li></ul><ul><li>Virgin Mary </li></ul>
  11. 13. The Journey to Hell <ul><li>Justice means_____________ (to Dante) </li></ul><ul><li>Explain the punishments of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Indifferents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charon and the sinners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is the nature of sin according to Dante? </li></ul>
  12. 14. First Circle of Hell <ul><li>Describe the first circle of hell. </li></ul>
  13. 15. The Second Circle of Hell
  14. 16. Second Circle of Hell <ul><li>Describe the second circle of hell. </li></ul>
  15. 17. Paolo and Francesca: Ingres
  16. 18. Paolo and Francesca: Delacroix
  17. 19. Paolo and Francesca: Rossetti
  18. 20. Key Question <ul><li>What is the nature of Francesca and Paolo’s crime? </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Pay attention to Francesca’s rhetoric. </li></ul>
  19. 21. Why does Dante Faint? <ul><li>______________ </li></ul><ul><li>______________ </li></ul><ul><li>______________ </li></ul><ul><li>______________ </li></ul>
  20. 22. Looking Ahead: <ul><li>--Dante Alighieri, “The Banquet” and “Letter to Can Grande Della Scala” ( CTSP , pp. 120-122) </li></ul>

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