Fallen Souls In "The Inferno"


Thesis Statement: In each Circle and Canto there are different penalties to pay
but it is for sure that each forbidden soul in the Inferno will live forever in
eternal suffering.
I. Introduction
II. Medea and Jason
A. Jason's love affair.
B. Medea and the three children exiled.
C. Medea's slaying of the three children and Glauce.
D. Jason's penalties.
III. O. J. Simpson
A. His Crime.
B. His Penalties in the Inferno and in life.
IV. Benedict Arnold
A. His Crime.
B. His Penalties in Hell.
V. Conclusion


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locked in Canto V, Circle Two:
The Carnal. This man, Jason, became king of Cornith by committing adultery
against his wife, Medea, with the king of Cornith's daughter, Glauce. Jason
returns to Medea and tells her that she and their three children are to leave
his home immediately so he and Glauce can move in. The following day Medea
sends Glauce a poisoned robe which kills her. This causes Jason to come to
Medea for revenge, where he finds his three children murdered by their mother's
hand. Jason grief stricken falls upon his own sword and dies there with his
sons. Jason is reputed to the Carnal a place where souls who give up there own
life for passion “are swept forever in the tempest of Hell, forever denied the
light of reason and of God,” (Literature 635). He is forever with the judge of
Hell, Minos.
The Caina is “the first ring of the last circle where those who
performed acts of treachery against their kin,” (Literature 638). One destined
for the Caina is O. J. ...

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