"Another Canto In Hell: Hypocrisy" Creative Essay by Top Papers

"Another Canto In Hell: Hypocrisy"
"A look at a creative essay based on Dante Alighieri's poem, "The Divine Comedy."
# 143928 | 750 words | 0 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in English (Creative Writing)


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This paper describes the author's creative essay entitled "Another Canto in Hell: Hypocrisy" which is based on Dante Alighieri's poem, "The Divine Comedy." The author notes that although the cantos of hell described in the" Inferno" portion of the poem often coincide with instances of hypocrisy, the author suggests that a circle just for hypocrites would be fitting, especially in our current political and economic times.

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" 'The Divine Comedy' is a seminal work of both Italian and world literature. Though the cantos of hell described in the Inferno portion of the poem often coincide with instances of hypocrisy, (I'm thinking of the eighth circle with punishes those who are fraudulent or treacherous) I think that a circle just for hypocrites would be fitting, especially in our current political and economic times. The canto of Hypocrisy would tell of the people who have been hypocritical in their lives. To get to this rung, one would descend into a hall of mirrors, much like a carnival hall of mirrors that people go through for..."

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