Daily Archives: February 17, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s ROMEO AND JULIET — Act 1, Scenes 4-5

 — 1.4 — On a street of Verona, Romeo, Mercutio, Benvolio, and five or six other people wearing masks and some people holding torches to provide light were heading to Old Capulet’s party. Mercutio was neither a Montague nor a … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PURGATORY: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 6: Prepurgatory — Sordello”

Canto 6: Prepurgatory — Sordello Often we will see linkage in The Divine Comedy. For example, Inferno6 and Purgatory6 are both about politics (as isParadise6). We will see a broadening of perspective as we go from the Inferno to Purgatory … Continue reading

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