Pick one. Please write an introduction and a conclusion, cite from the poem, and explain your quotes. Proofread before you submit your 500+ word essay.
1. Look up the concept of contrapasso, and explain that in some detail for two sinners.
2. Explain why the falsifiers are punished so severely. You’ll need to discuss this in terms of the larger moral scheme of the Inferno that Virgil laid out for you.
3. What is the “good” that is shown to “Dante” and to us in all these horrible descriptions of torture and stories of crime?