Many thanks to Stacy Esch for providing these resources for Dante’s Divine Comedy, as well as a Tolkien essay (below) and sharing them with Excellence in Literature.
Stacy Esch teaches composition and literature at West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She is an avid supporter of the liberal arts tradition in higher education.
Approaching the Divine Comedy
Inferno Cantos I – V [1-5], Questions for Analysis
Structure in the Inferno, Analysis on Cantos V-XI [5-11]
Inferno Cantos XII – XVII [12-17], Questions for Analysis
Inferno Cantos XVIII – XXXI [18-31], Questions for Analysis
Inferno Cantos XXXII – XXXIV [32-34], Questions for Analysis
On Fairy Stories, by J. R .R. Tolkien
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