Dante's Divine Comedy
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This paper discusses Dante's placement of sinners and star crossed lovers and the characters of Francesca, Paolo, Pia del Tolomei, and Cunizza da Romano in the "Divine Comedy". The paper looks at Dante's inclusion of his own beliefs.
From the Paper:"In placing his various characters, Dante was moved by his own responses to stories of star-crossed lovers and great sinners, widely known in his own era by his personal experiences of life and love and by his desire to illustrate the various types of humans and their sins and corresponding punishment. He was further motivated by his desire to allow the great poet of Roman antiquity, Virgil, to speak for him or as a poetic voice standing in for his..."
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