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Examples Of Justice In Dante's Inferno

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In Dante’s Inferno, the ideas of justice, good and evil, and suffering in hell are implied. The idea of suffering in hell and the idea of justice are closely related. Dante indicates that those suffering in hell have committed crimes that are being punished in a reasonable way and that we should not have pity for them. He uses the setting and his organization of hell to transmit these ideas and his philosophy regarding these ideas. The organization of hell helps us understand that Dante believed it was a person’s poor decisions and not cruel fate that got a person in hell. Dante says that those trapped in the fourth circle of hell “Were clerics who have no lid of hair / Upon their heads, and popes and cardinals / In whom avarice achieves its
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