Daily Archives: February 1, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s RICHARD III: A Retelling in Prose —Act 1, Scene 2

— 1.2 — On another street in London, the corpse of King Henry VI lay in an open coffin on a bier. Four gentlemen carried the bier. Attendants carrying halberds — a combined spear and battle-ax — guarded the body. … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 25: The Transformations of Thieves”

“Canto 25: The Transformations of Thieves” What is the punishment given to the Thieves, and why is it fitting? In the 7thbolgia the Thieves are punished. In the living world, the Thieves stole things that belonged to other people, and … Continue reading

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