A short passage from the book discussed, and choose no more than 10 lines that you find interesting and meaningful, that you’d like to analyze. Type the passage (in single spacing) at the top of your paper. After the passage, indicate in parentheses the chapter and page number of the text in which the passage is found. In analyzing the passage, answer the following questions.
1) What theme or issue is raised by the passage?
2) What you think the text is saying about this issue and why does this matter?
3) How does this passage relate to the work as a whole and how is the theme or issue in this passage raised elsewhere in the work?
4) What formal features –such as literary tropes (metaphors, similes, hyperbole, irony, and rhetorical question) or literary schemes (such as alliteration, repetition, and assonance) are employed to express the meaning of the passage and related passages?
Please organize, and analysis by answering these questions, in a, 1, 2, 3, 4, fashion. Answer the questions in a clear and explicit manner.
Papers should be 2 pages long, and double space.
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri “ Purgatorio” Canto 30