Examples Of Suspense In Dante's Inferno

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The purpose the author had in mind when he made Dante’s Inferno was to provide entertainment throughout the story. One way the author made the story entertaining was that he added action to the storyline. “Already I had twisted round my palm a length of hair, and pulled some clumps right out” is one part in the story that contains action(Dante 281.102-103). Another way the author could provide entertainment could be the use of suspense for his readers. “ Who first opposed it, all now turned their eyes to the other shore” is a good example of suspense because the people do not know what’s coming next(Dante 183.116-117). One more example of how the author could provide entertainment is through drama. Throughout the story there is a lot of drama
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