Daily Archives: February 12, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s RICHARD III: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scenes 6-7

 — 3.6 — A Scrivener, a person who copies documents, looked at a legal document he was holding in his hands. The Scrivener said to himself about the document he was holding, “This is the document containing the charges against … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PURGATORY: A Discussion Guide — Canto 1: The Island of Purgatory and Cato the Guard

Canto 1: The Island of Purgatory and Cato the Guard What does Dante do at the start of Canto 1 of Purgatory? Dante is starting a new major section of The Divine Comedy— Purgatory— and he invokes the Muses the … Continue reading

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