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This quote, “The mind is its own place, it can make heaven out of hell or hell out of heaven.” has been taken from the epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’ by John Milton. John Milton (9th December 1608 to 8th November 1674) was a famous 17th century poet. He used to write poems about religion and politics. His desire for freedom expanded into his manner. He initiated new words to the English Language. He was considered as the “greatest English author”...
Dante built his version of hell utilizing equal measures of Roman Catholic doctrine and his own personal perspective regarding his guilt or sins of the people he positions there. Dante had been involved in a political battle in Florence and in losing it, he had been banished from the city. Aristotle is one character who seemed to be in hell for reasons the Catholic church of that time would approve. One character who seemed to be in hell simply because...
Tragedy is an event causing great suffering and it is considered to be a basic element of modern drama. It is a destructive and distressful in any play it could be an unhappy ending or a downfall of a main character. It is also part of our life and reality. To a certain extent each and every one of us is going to suffer for a certain period of time in life. No Exit is a existentialist French play by...
At some point in our lives, we all realise that one day we will die. But is death really the end? The concept of afterlife, or some form of existence after death, has been around for millennia. According to Catholic teachings, after we die, our soul separates from our bodies and is judged by God. Depending on the outcome of the judgement, our souls go to Heaven, Hell or Purgatory. This belief is centred around Jesus’s resurrection and God’s plan...