The odyssesy and dante’s inferno

The major assignment for this week is to compose a 900-word essay comparing The Odyssey with Dante’s Inferno. In this paper you will write an in-depth analysis using your own ideas and excerpts from the epic poems in the form of quotes, paraphrase, or summary



The Odyssey with Dante’s Inferno. In this paper you will write an in-depth analysis using your own ideas and excerpts from the epic poems in the form of quotes, paraphrase, or summary.

As you prepare to write this essay, make sure you understand what you are being asked to do.

Pick a Topic

First, identify a topic in consultation with your instructor or write about one of the following options:

  1. Although nearly two thousand years separate The Odyssey and Dante’s Inferno, both works are epic poems that:
    • Explore the relationship between humanity and the divine.
    • Employ journey as a metaphor for maturation.
    • Reveal and teach cultural values about leadership.
    • Caution audiences about the appeal of temptation.
    • Contemplate the nature of immortality.

Compare and contrast how one of these topics is developed in The Odyssey and Dante’s Inferno. Be sure to contextualize your examination in the cultural values, philosophies, literary movements, and ideas that typify each work. Use literary perspectives to enrich your analysis.


Develop a Tentative Thesis

As you consider different options for your thesis,

  • Develop a few hypotheses about the text that are based on your own perspectives and relate to the topic that you chose to explore for this assignment.
  • In addition to considering the texts’ plots, reflect on the role(s) that genre and other elements of literature (see the online lecture on this topic) play in revealing medieval Western European and ancient Greek cultures, including important philosophies and values associated with these regions and eras.
  • Review the lectures on literary movements and literary perspectives (feminist, psychoanalytic, and historicist perspectives on literature) and identify which of these analytical tools best supports the ideas that you are beginning to develop.

Revise and Edit

Proofread the rough draft to ensure:

  • The thesis is clear and well focused, and the introduction includes all the necessary information.
  • The discussion of evidence includes quotes, paraphrases, or summaries and synthesizes this material and your ideas.
  • The conclusion is appropriate and reinforces the paper’s main ideas without repeating the introduction word for word.
  • The essay is formatted in APA style throughout. It uses appropriate grammar, spelling, and mechanics.
  • Quoted material does not exceed 25% of the paper. formatting your essay using APA style.
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