Inferno Study Guide

Format (75 points)

  • Passage Multiple Choice (7)
  • Short Answer (8)
  • Fill-in the Blank (28) - no word bank

Items to Study

  • Introduction notes - They were printed and handed out to you, so hopefully you did not lose them. Also look at the quiz that was taken last week.
  • Canto I - this is just the main list, but this does not mean that other aspects of the chapter will not be included.
    • Purpose
    • Setting
    • Allegorical elements
    • Animals
    • Virgil
  • Canto V - this is just the main list, but this does not mean that other aspects of the chapter will not be included.
    • Minos - Who is he? How does he judge souls? Why?
    • Who are the lustful?
    • Who does Dante talk to? Why? What does she tell him?
    • Who else is in this level? Why?
    • How are they punished? Why?
  • Canto XXXIV - this is just the main list, but this does not mean that other aspects of the chapter will not be included.
    • How are the souls punished in this level?
    • Cocytus River
    • Description of Lucifer
    • Brutus, Cassius, Judas - How are they punished? Why?
    • How does Dante get out of Hell?
    • What does he see when he first exits?
    • What does this show him?
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