Unformatted text preview: Purgatorio | — Highlights 1. The Poet’s Invocation tn the Mn sos. 2. The seeond part of the poem begins with the approaeh of Dawn. Dante feels renewed as he sees fen r stars into the
heavens. 3. Then he sees a digniﬁed old man standing near him. He is Cate of Utiea who questions Dante and Virgil as he assumes
they escaped ﬁ‘om Hell. 4. Virgil explains the purpose of Dante’s journey, and Cato
insthets Virgil to make sure Dante is eleansed with a reed. 1. The two deseend to the shore, and Virgil perfonns the
cleansing ritual. ...
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- Spring '08