Daily Archives: February 21, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s ROMEO AND JULIET: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scene 1

 — 3.1 — Mercutio, Benvolio, and some others were in a public square on a very hot and sticky day — a muggy day that made everyone irritable. Benvolio said, “Mercutio, let’s go home. The day is hot, the Capulets … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PURGATORY: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 11: First Ledge — Aldobrandesco, Oderisi, Provenzan”

Canto 11: First Ledge — Aldobrandesco, Oderisi, Provenzan Describe the Prayer of the Proud. The Prayer of the Proud is a paraphrase of the Lord’s Prayer. It emphasizes humility.In this canto, we will see sinners who had three types of … Continue reading

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