Daily Archives: January 20, 2019

David Bruce:William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II: A Retelling Prose — Act 1, Scenes 2-4

— 1.2 — In his house in London, John of Gaunt and the Duchess of Gloucester, whose husband had been murdered at King Richard II’s order, talked together. John of Gaunt said, “Alas, the blood I shared with my brother … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 13: The Suicides”

“Canto 13: The Suicides” Describe the place where the Suicides reside. Why is this place appropriate for the Suicides to reside? This is a gloomy wood with trees or shrubs with black leaves. Trees do not have self-determination the way … Continue reading

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