Dante’s Divine Comedy vs The Prince

1. Compare the vision of moral goodness or evil as it appears in Dante’s Divine Comedy and The Prince by Machiavelli. What does it mean to be good/evil, or to get what you deserve in these texts? What larger moral lessons do the authors of each of these three different texts wish to convey?  Can you see different world views at work in these texts from different cultural contexts within the Middle Ages?

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