Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scene 2

 — 3.2 — It was the Sunday during which Petruchio and Katherina were supposed to be married, but Petruchio had not shown up. Baptista, Gremio, Tranio, Katherina, Bianca, Lucentio, and others were waiting for Petruchio to show up, and they … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PURGATORY: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 25: Seventh Ledge — Lust (Body-Soul Relationship)”

Canto 25: Seventh Ledge — Lust (Body-Soul Relationship) How does Statius explain the relationship of the body and the soul? The penitents whom Dante sees are emaciated, which surprises him because the souls have no body. Statius explains the relationship … Continue reading

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