Daily Archives: March 31, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scenes 3-4

— 2.3 — In a lonely part of the forest, Aaron, holding a bag of gold, stood by an elder tree. He said to himself, “A man who has intelligence would think that I had none because I am burying … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PARADISE: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 21: Saturn — Symbolic Ladder; Saint Peter Damian”

“Canto 21: Saturn — Symbolic Ladder; Saint Peter Damian” Who is Semele? One should not be temperate in some things. One is Love. Unconditional Love is not temperate. However, even though Beatrice’s beauty is not temperate — she becomes more and … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Prejudice

Resisting segregation and racism is a good deed; so is simply being non-racist. Ralph Ellison, African-American author of Invisible Man, grew up in the era of Jim Crow and segregation. The black children knew about racism. When he was a … Continue reading

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