What Role Does Religion Play In Dante's Inferno

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Through the interactive oral my understanding of Inferno by Dante Alighieri has improved, particularly the references to religion. Christianity plays a key role in Inferno since the plot revolves around the events following death according to Christian practices. I was unaware that the Bible does not describe Hell in much detail; therefore, I found it interesting that Inferno acts as the basis for most descriptions of Hell today. It follows that Inferno would have acted as a warning to its readers at the time since this epic poem makes Hell a more tangible concept; after reading Inferno it is likely that many people would have realized that they needed to change their actions and repent in order to avoid Hell. I also found the theme of
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