Comparison Between Dante's Inferno And The Wizard Of Oz

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The Comparison between Dante’s Inferno and The Wizard of Oz Everyone, at a point in their life, has endured a challenging journey that seemed to drag on forever. Whether it be the journey of completing a complicated project for school, trying to get in better shape, or even getting back home/ to reality. Dante’s Inferno is the story of a man’s journey through Hell and the hardships he faced along the way. Throughout the literary work of Dante’s Inferno, Dante is able to obtain a better sense of how one’s actions alive can heavily affect their afterlives. The Wizard of Oz is a literary work that has been developed to film and follows Dorothy 's journey down The Yellow Brick Road to escape the Wicked Witch of the West. Throughout Dorothy’s journey she learns the value of persistence, much like Dante learns through traveling in the depths of Dis. Throughout each literary work, the idea of surrounding oneself with good company (also known as a good leader) and never giving up is presented many times. Though the journey is challenging, having good company and not giving up will make any journey much more bearable. Both Dorthy from The Wizard of Oz and Dante from Dante’s Inferno both are at the stake of following or not following their rightful path. For example, Dante finds himself traveling along a dark and gloomy forest. Dante seems to have abandoned the ‘true way’ and steered off from the rightful path much like how he has steered off the path of his faith

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