Daily Archives: March 3, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 2

 — 1.2 — Petruchio and his servant Grumio stood on a street in front of Hortensio’s house in Padua. Petruchio said, “Verona, for a while I have taken my leave of you so that I could travel to see my … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PURGATORY: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 22: Sixth Ledge — Gluttony (Statius)”

Canto 22: Sixth Ledge — Gluttony (Statius) Which sin did Statius purge most recently? Dante (with another P erased from his forehead), Virgil, and Statius climb up to the next terrace, the 6th, which is where gluttony is purged. We … Continue reading

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