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Canto 16 Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. What does Dante mean when he says that he has to fall to the center?

2. What do the three shades mean when they say that Guillim Borsier’ has “but late enrolled”?

3. How does Dante feel about the three shades and their punishment in Hell?

4. What is the political affiliation of the three shades?

5. How does Virgil say that Dante is to treat the three shades?

6. What are the Acquacheta and the Forli?

7. What does Virgil throw into the water?

8. What are the Apennines?

9. Whom does Jacopo blame for his vice?

10. What is the Comedy that Dante refers to in Canto XVI?

Answers
1. When Dante says he has to fall to the center, he means that he has to continue his...

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