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Dante’s Attitude to the Suffering of People in “Inferno”
Based on Dante’s “Inferno,” discuss why people are forced to suffer in Hell and do the author agree with that.
In “Inferno,” Dante, the fictional character, often expresses pity for the people who are forced to suffer in Hell. Does this suggest that Dante, the author disagrees with the Christian god’s policy of sending people to Hell? Explain your answer. Does the “Inferno” suggest that people suffer in Hell because they are victims of cruel fate, or does it suggest that they suffer in Hell because they made poor choices?