Daily Archives: January 31, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s RICHARD III: A Retelling in Prose — Cast of Characters and Act 1, Scene 1

CAST OF CHARACTERS House of York King Edward IV. King Edward IV and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, have two young sons, who are often referred to as the Princes: Edward, Prince of Wales, and afterwards King Edward V; son of … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 24: The Thieves, Including Vanni Fucci”

“Canto 24: The Thieves, Including Vanni Fucci” Explain the beginning of Canto 24 (the peasant who thinks that frost is snow). What does it tell us about Virgil’s state of mind and about Dante’s state of mind? Here we have a … Continue reading

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