Daily Archives: March 15, 2019

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

— 2.1 — In another part of the island, several members of the upper class who had escaped from the shipwreck were talking together. They included Alonso, the King of Naples; Sebastian, Alonso’s brother; Antonio, Prospero’s brother and the usurping … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PARADISE: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 3: Moon — Piccarda and the Empress Constance (Unfulfillment of Religious Vows)”

“Canto 3: Moon — Piccarda and the Empress Constance (Unfulfillment of Religious Vows)” Which kind of souls can be found on the Moon? Many souls are found are on the Moon. The two souls who are identified are women who have … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST — Act 1, Scene 2

— 1.2 — On the island, the exiled Duke of Milan, whose name was Prospero, and his daughter, whose name was Miranda, watched the storm at sea. Miranda said, “If by your magic, my dearest father, you have put the … Continue reading

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