Good And Evil In Dante's Inferno

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From the beginning of Canto 1 “Inferno”, Dante illustrates his fears by relating it to his perception of good and evil as he has learned from his catholic background. In line 3-6, quote “for I had wondered off from the straight path. How hard it is to tell what it was like…... (the thought of it brings back all my old fears).” (ALIGHIERI) (CANTO 1Ln.3-6) From this quote, the writer instantly introduces his Christian’s believes. By moving away from what the church expects of him, yet his “old fears” as he recalls them, can also be identified with his exile from Florence, the city of his birth. Furthermore, from the separation of his wife and four children who remained in Florence, as consequence for Dante’s political separatist believes from
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