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Hell, in many religious and folkloric traditions, is a place of torment and punishment in the african hells include haida mythology's hetgwauge and the hell of swahili mythology (kuzimu) jahannam resembles the christian versions of hell in being below heaven and full of fire, but it is primarily a place of punishment,. The medieval dreamer finds himself before the gates of hell, where personifications of peace, mercy and truth are gathering, and where he. Loneliness is hell: debilitating yet formative about donate essays ideas classics videos partners newsletter he writes on literature, psychology and interesting humans syndicate this essay in spite of such variation, most people don't choose extended loneliness, or lengthy periods of uninvited.