Imagery in Dante's Inferno: Examples & Recurring Images


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In Dante's Inferno, what reoccurring image represents the presence of God?

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1. In Dante's Inferno, what did the knife scrape against in a depiction of the demons?

2. In Dante's Inferno, which Canto did Dante ''peers at the sinners in the next void over and becomes overcome with grief at their agony...?''

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know about imagery in Dante's Inferno. Answer questions on key points like the recurring image of God and something the knife scraped against in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • A Canto where Dante becomes overwhelmed with grief
  • The imagery associated with the stars at the end of Canto 35
  • Dante's experience in the land of tears

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the imagery in Dante's Inferno
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the imagery of the stars in Canto 35
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the repetitive image that represents God and what Dante sees when he goes through the land of tears

Additional Learning

For more, you can review the lesson entitled Imagery in Dante's Inferno: Examples & Recurring Images. These points will be discussed for your benefit:

  • Definition of imagery
  • Overview of the story
  • Demons and sinners in Hell
  • Imagery of tears