INFERNO: Canto 8 - The River of Wrath


THE RIVER OF WRATH In this canto, Dante and Virgil travel through the Stygian marsh where they meet another demon ferryman and another damned Florentine citizen know for his bad temper. Then when they reach the gates of Dis, the pilgrim is told he must turn back and this time even Virgil's won't be able to save him.

FURTHER READING: Essay: How Dante Vindictively Used The Inferno Against Contemporaries

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