They both occupy singularly definitive places in their respective languages and literatures as well as in world literature, Kleiner suggested, and indeed no less a critical personage than T. There is no third. Milton also made complex uses of theology as political allegory, and wrote political tracts as passionate and resolute as his poetry. Unlike the English poet and defender of regicide, however, Dante was a strict monarchist who even went so far as to propose a global monarchy under Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII. And while Milton veiled his political references in allegorical symbolism, Dante boldly named his adversaries in his poem, and subjected them to grisly, inventive tortures in his vivid depiction of hell. In addition to cataloguing the number of classical and mythological characters Dante encounters in his infernal sojourn, we must wade through pages of contextual notes to find out who various contemporary characters were, and why they have been condemned to their respective levels and torments. Most of his named historical sufferers—including Pope Boniface VII—had died by the time of his writing, but some still lived. Obviously libel laws were not that strict in Medieval Italy.
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In Purgatory he experiences the different terraces of sin. So again, the terrace they are placed on is chosen by how they lived during their life. Finally, Beatrice, someone he has admired since childhood, and Dante ascend to Heaven and she guides him through the nine celestial spheres. Again, the principle is the same. Depending on how pure your devotion to God was, would determine which sphere you ranked here. This poem will definitely get the spiritual side of your brain churning.
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