Inferno

by

Dante Alighieri

Teachers and parents! Struggling with distance learning? Our Teacher Edition on Inferno can help.

The Journey

Dante's poem is heavily allegorical, which means that there are countless individual, minor symbols throughout the text that stand for larger ideas. However, one major symbol that recurs throughout the poem is the idea of… (read full symbol analysis)

Light and Dark

Another pervasive symbol throughout The Inferno is the binary of light and dark. Hell is, of course, associated with darkness. Dante often remarks on the darkness of hell and how some areas of hell are… (read full symbol analysis)