Daily Archives: April 2, 2019

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

— 4.1 — In Titus’ garden in Rome, Lavinia ran after young Lucius, who was carrying books under his arm. Titus and Marcus entered the garden and saw them. Young Lucius dropped his books and ran to Titus and Marcus, … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PARADISE: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 24: Gemini — Saint Peter Examines Dante’s Faith”

“Canto 24: Gemini — Saint Peter Examines Dante’s Faith” Dante will be examined in the virtues faith, hope, and love. My students at Ohio University have to take final exams to show what they have learned; the same is true of … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PARADISE: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 23: Gemini — Christ, Mary, and the Saints”

“Canto 23: Gemini — Christ, Mary, and the Saints” What does Dante see in the sphere of the fixed stars? Christ in Triumph Beatrice is very attentive at the beginning of this canto; she is eagerly waiting for something to arrive. … Continue reading

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