Dante, Vergil and a New View of The Afterlife

GEOFFREY SAXBY 9 PAGES (2824 WORDS) Essay/Paper
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This essay considers the ever changing notion of the Afterlife while exploring the nature of Dante's guide, Vergil; a complex character immersed in mythology, imbued with classical reason, yet in denial of his divine right to heaven. Can Vergil be considered a Messianic character when placed along side Beatrice? This is Vergil's rite of passage as much as that of Dante as they traverse the various levels of Hell and on to the Garden of Eden. In so doing the essay asks if the Afterlife is still evolving with a new vision of spirituality which is yet to be revealed.

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APA

GEOFFREY, S (2020). Dante, Vergil and a New View of The Afterlife. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 26, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/dante-vergil-and-a-new-view-of-the-afterlife

MLA 8th

SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "Dante, Vergil and a New View of The Afterlife" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 05 Dec. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/dante-vergil-and-a-new-view-of-the-afterlife . Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "Dante, Vergil and a New View of The Afterlife". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 05 Dec. 2020. Web. 26 Jan. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/dante-vergil-and-a-new-view-of-the-afterlife >.

Chicago

SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "Dante, Vergil and a New View of The Afterlife" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed January 26, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/dante-vergil-and-a-new-view-of-the-afterlife