Today we reached the bottom of Hell. This is where Dante send the worst sinners: betrayers. We talked about how Dante’s own life influenced this decision. Remember the Guelphs? We discussed the idea of literary allusion. Allusion only works if you get the reference.
For homework, I asked you to finish reading Canto XXXIV. Really focus on imagery. What does Lucifer look like? What does the setting look like? Based entirely on textual evidence, I’d like you to draw me an annotated image of Lucifer. Email it to me with *p
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