Daily Archives: January 29, 2019

David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 22: Ciampolo of Navarre and Deceived Demons”

“Canto 22: Ciampolo of Navarre and Deceived Demons” What is the punishment for the Grafters, and why is it fitting? Those who engaged in graft are punished in the fifth bolgia. These sinners allowed themselves to be bribed. Their punishment … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scene 3

— 5.3 — King Henry IV, young Henry Percy, and some other lords talked together in a room at Windsor Palace. King Henry IV said, “Can’t anyone tell me news about my unthrifty, prodigal, and profligate son? It is fully … Continue reading

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