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An Interpretation of Dante's Inferno through Neil Gaiman's Sandman

Summary: An interpretation of Dante Alighieri's "Inferno" through an analysis of the issue "A Hope in Hell" in Neil Gaiman's graphic novel, "The Sandman."
Dante Alighieri's Inferno is one of the classic works of Western Literature. Like all great works, it is a corner stone for that which follows. One such work is Neil Gaiman's Sandman, which takes Dante's concept of Hell and contorts and plays with it to an almost absurd degree. At first glance the product appears to be extremely different. In actuality it is a hidden portal to a new meaning of Dante's Inferno.

Dante the pilgrim wakes up in the Dark Wood of Error without knowing how he got there. He tries to get to the Mount of Joy, but cannot, as the Leopard of Malice and Fraud, the Lion of Violence and Ambition, and the She-Wolf of Incontinence guard it. He cannot get passed them, so Beatrice, Dante's love, sends Virgil, who represents Human Reason, to come to help him...

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