Canto 10: Heretics in Flaming Tombs
- What is heresy?
- What is factionalism? How does it apply to this canto?
- Dante talks with Heretics in Canto 10, but he does not talk to them about heresy as it applies to religious belief. What are the two topics he discusses? Why do you think he talks about these two topics?
Canto 11: Virgil Teaches Dante
- Why do you think Virgil wants Dante to take a break?
- How is Hell organized, according to Virgil?
- Fraud is punished in the final two circles. What are the two major kinds of fraud? How many subdivisions do these kinds of fraud have?