Daily Archives: March 8, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: A Retelling Prose — Act 4, Scene 2

 — 4.2 — Tranio and Hortensio were speaking in front of Baptista’s house. Tranio was still disguised as his master, Lucentio, and Hortensio was still disguised as the tutor Litio. Hortensio had been spying on Bianca and was convinced that … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PURGATORY: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 27: Seventh Ledge — Lust (Third Prophetic Dream)”

Canto 27: Seventh Ledge — Lust (Third Prophetic Dream) How are the Lustful purged on the last of the seven terraces of the seven-storey mountain, and why is that purgation fitting? The sin of lust is a burning sin — … Continue reading

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