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12 pages (2007/1913); 114KB downloadWOWIO Books
; ISBN: WOWIO-00111
In "Dante and the Bowery" President Theodore Roosevelt invokes the classic "Inferno" by Dante as he notes the importance of people expressing themselves in epic form while maintaining a present-day focus. Just as Dante used contemporary examples in his work, so too, Roosevelt argues, should a modern writer feel free to "use anything that was striking and vividly typical of the humanity around him."