In class essay: The
Geryon, illustrated by Gustave Dore
We will scrutinize the passage together as a large group. Then, small groups will use the essay planning guide to pre-write and plan before writing a collaborative essay. Groups will then exchange essays for peer review, using the AP rubric and scorecard. In the end, we will come back to evaluate the process.
In Canto XXIV, Dante's allegory continues and he reinforces the idea that the struggle towards salvation is constant. Identify the prominent tone in the passage (pages 206-207), explain how the tone is created, and explain how the tone helps in Dante's purpose: to illustrate the difficulty of man's spiritual life.
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Essay Planning Guide
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