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Canto 22 Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. What is the legend of the dolphins mentioned in Canto XXII?

2. What is the reaction of the shades to Barbiger?

3. What is the name of the shade who does not submerge himself?

4. How do Dante and Virgil manage to get rid of their escort?

5. How do the demons punish Gian Polo when they find him out of the pitch?

6. What does Gian Polo promise to bring back from the pit?

7. Gian Polo is from which kingdom?

8. To which animals does Dante compare those in the pitch?

9. From which country does Gian Polo come?

10. What signal do the shades use to tell the others that the coast is clear?


(The entire section is 221 words.)