Daily Archives: March 19, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scene 1

— 4.1 — Prospero was talking to Ferdinand and Miranda outside his dwelling. He said to Ferdinand, “If I have too severely treated you, the compensation you will receive makes amends because I have given you here a third of … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PARADISE: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 7: Mercury — The Mystery of Redemption” and “Canto 8: Venus — Charles Martel”

“Canto 7: Mercury — The Mystery of Redemption” How are Canto 7 in the Inferno, Canto 7 in Purgatory, and Canto 7 in Paradisesimilar and different? The 7th cantos in the three canticles all focus on the greater workings of history: … Continue reading

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