Prompt 44- Dante journey through the Inferno.
Dante in the poem is described as a person who is not that tough nor smart to the understanding the way of sin and sinners. Virgil, his guide through hell, does help Dante understand away of sin when going threw hell. After reading canto's I, III, V, VIII, XII, and XXXIV, it shows how Dante grown into understanding everything about sin and sinners in what it means and do.
In the beginning of the Inferno in canto I, Dante started his journey by losing his way on the true path of life, meaning that the sins has obstructed his path to God. So when Dante went into the dark forest of hell, that's was the beginning of his journey to hell. Dante did fear danger, but also shows very much courage as well. Once he meet Virgil, Virgil himself help Dante through the gates of hell. As the poem went on Dante had to learn to reconcile his sympathy for suffering with the violence of God's justice, when going into hell. At the beginning of his journey, Dante did showed pity to the sinners, but once he got the understanding of the punishment for the sinners, his feelings did change in how he look towards them.
While Dante and Virgil was in hell, the deeper they got, the more they learn about the psychology of sin in the sinful instincts they shared, and of God's justice. In canto III, the beginning of descending into hell begins. Dante gets the taste of the infernal suffering in the treatment of the opportunists. From canto V- VIII, the circles of hell affect them in a way of having a rapid and dizzying descent. Mainly having the moral gravity of sins to go from lust, gluttony, hoarding and squandering to wrath. Also when Dante was in hell he shows sin that is being act out in that circle. Like in the circle of gluttonous, Dante would ask a question after question showing that he have no satisfaction.
As for the intellectual and moral progress, Dante showed that he made a moral position of being self-preservation and retains...