Through the entire comedy Dante shows signs of personal growth and development, conquering challenges that he would not have been able to face before. “Midway along the journey of our life I woke to find myself in a dark wood, for I had wandered off from the straight path”(Alighieri 1053). This shows halfway through Dantes life, he realizes that he was being lead astray from God's light. Dante found himself alone in the woods and he became scared for his…...
Shakespeare wrote 38 plays, 2 narrative poems, 154 sonnets, and a series of additional poems. He had touched the hearts of others to the point where a group of actors preserved his works so they will live beyond the sixteenth-century (“Shakespeare 1). Partially why he was popular was because his plays were not exclusive to high society, but also the common people. They found similarities to enjoy (Forster 1). WIthin the cities that sat near the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers,…...
It is right to honor those who have positively contributed to society, for they have shaped the future and given us a model to follow. Therefore, I will praise Dante Alighieri for his poetry that descended from the heavens. (Hyperbole) Dante is generally considered the most important poet of the middle ages, a period of conflict leading into the age of discovery. (Chronographia) Dante’s Divine Comedy was the most important poem of his time. He was the first poet to…...
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