Inferno Essay Topics

Dantes Inferno

The word Hell, or in Italian, Inferno means the abode of Satan and the forces of evil. It is where sinners suffer eternal punishment. Dante was exiled by Pope Boniface, which led him to write this poem, Dante’s Inferno. He wrote the poem because he was exiled and he had nothing left in his life,… View Article

Dante’s Inferno: Contrapasso

Contrapasso means suffer the opposite. It refers to the punishment of souls in Dante’s Inferno by a process either resembling or contrasting with the sin itself. There are many examples of contrapasso in Dante’s Inferno, as he travels ever deeper into the depths of hell. In the Inferno, we are given a tour through Hell… View Article