The Divine Panorama

ENG 208—Baker
Study Guide
The Divine Panorama
1. What are the three possible judgments on dead souls?
2. Where is the underworld located?
3. What is the first place that each sinner must go before beginning his torture? What
seems to be the purpose of this “terrace”?
4. At the end of each court, instructions are given on how to avoid these punishments.
In general, what can people do to save themselves from such tortures?
5. Identify a crime or punishment that seem excessively detailed, almost to the point of
being comical. What do you believe is the purpose of such specificity?
6. What is the significance of the number 16?
7. How would you characterize the relationship dead souls have to their living families
and friends?
8. How are evil students punished?