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Even those familiar with the poem may be stopped by the emphatic vagueness of him; the pronoun belongs to Paolo, of course, but Paolo is never directly named in canto 5. Dante never mentions the word Limbo or calls the place by that name.

Describing Rod McKuen and Edgar Guest as "writers whose re-mouthing of sentiments catches some tawdry emotional impulse in commercial quantities," he thought that such poets "believe seriously in the inanities they write.

In something as small as a note to a single canto Ciardi's sensibility is ranging as he pulls all the loose ends together, organizing out of all the data, even seeming incidentals, the substance of a worldview. The Inferno shows the souls who have been condemned to eternal torment, and included here are not only mythical and historical evil-doers, but Dante's enemies.

Effective translation should always be accountable to the original, but often accountability is achieved, or is only possible as time goes by and the canon expands, by the addition of hefty scholarship.

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The Inferno

What Zappulla gives is the estranging banality of Hell, the likeness in unlikeness, the sense of suffering made all the more unbearable by its near-perfect explicability and similarity to the suffering of the living.

The logical or abstract clarity of the diagnosis is, as it were, more interesting to Zappulla than the aesthetic philosophy that Dante conceived to bring it to life. I become unpopular with them Hughes of the Saturday Review also finds limitations in twentieth-century verse, but unlike Whittemore, feels Ciardi's reputation survives the shift in poetic direction: In addition to cataloguing the number of classical and mythological characters Dante encounters in his infernal sojourn, we must wade through pages of contextual notes to find out who various contemporary characters were, and why they have been condemned to their respective levels and torments.

The poem has endured not just because of its beauty and significance, but also because of its richness and piety as well as its occasionally humorous and vulgar treatment of the afterlife.

They took Dante's possessions and sentenced him to be permanently banished from Florence, threatening the death penalty upon him if he returned.