Daily Archives: February 23, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s ROMEO AND JULIET: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scenes 3-4

 — 3.3 — Entering his cell, Friar Lawrence said loudly, “Come out, fearful Romeo. Figuratively speaking, affliction is in love with you, and you are married to calamity.” Romeo came out from behind a curtain where he had been hiding … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PURGATORY: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 14: Second Ledge — Envy (Guido del Duca, Rinier da Calboli)”

Canto 14: Second Ledge — Envy (Guido del Duca, Rinier da Calboli) Why doesn’t Dante state his name when asked? Two penitents overhear Dante, and they realize that he is alive because he has told Sapia that he is alive. … Continue reading

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