Story, Week 14

Week 14 Story: Frozen Hellscape

Ice & HDR by Mike Gifford As we entered the final layer of hell, an intense chill swept through my bones. While it surprised me, I had almost grown used to the strangeness of this place that was nothing like how I'd expected it to be. The small tunnel that acted as a gate between the two layers opened up to show a massive room that stretched out beyond my vision. The floor was ice, and it was dotted with people jutting out from it at various depths. Some people were in only up to their waist, others their chest, and some were positioned headfirst into the ice. There

Reading, Week 14

Reading Notes: Dante’s Inferno Part 2

Dante_s Inferno by Gerard Van der Leun from flickr Satan in this story is very different than most interpretations. Most beliefs that I know of have him wandering around Earth tempting people, but in Inferno, he's trapped in ice. He is being punished himself. It's hard to comprehend just how massive he is though. I know of two of the people who are in his mouth (Judas and Brutus) but I'm unsure who the third is. Mythology and Folklore UN-Textbook: Myth-Folklore Unit: Dante's Inferno (mythfolklore.blogspot.com)

Reading, Week 14

Reading Notes: Dante’s Inferno Part 1

Abandon All Hope by rick from flickr I really love the story that Dante has written in the divine comedy though I haven't really read it before, just learned about it through other media. I think it's hilarious how Dante fan-girls over his favorite poet. It really reminds me of today's self-insert fanfictions that can be found all over the web. Plus, you can't go wrong with an afterlife tale! I just love them! Mythology and Folklore UN-Textbook: Myth-Folklore Unit: Dante's Inferno (mythfolklore.blogspot.com)

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