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Canto 24 Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. What is a hind?

2. Describe the relationship between Dante and Virgil.

3. Virgil warns Dante several times to make sure that the rocks he steps on will bear his weight. Dante is not worried about this. Why?

4. What is Virgil’s reaction to Dante’s stopping for breath?

5. What does Dante see in Bowge VII with the sinners?

6. How are the sinners in Bowge VII tied?

7. What is Vanni Fucci’s disposition?

8. Vanni Fucci refers to Mars. Who is Mars?

9. Fucci predicts the defeat of a faction? Which faction is this?

10. Why does Fucci share this prediction with Dante?

Answers
1. A hind is a farm assistant.

2. Virgil senses Dante’s concern and smiles at him; Dante feels...

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