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T HE MORAL CENTER Purgatorio 15-19 1
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T HE MORAL CENTER ENVY WRATH - SLOTH DIAGNOSIS: What’s gone wrong with the world? What causes sin? THEMES Light Imagination Love Free will 2
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T HE HEAVENS CALL AND WHEEL ABOUT YOU Opening time reference (15.1-6) Experience of sunset (15.7-15) Appearance of reflected light (15.16-24) Arrival of an angel (15.29-30) La famiglia del cielo … messo è che viene ad invitar ch’om saglia One of the family of heaven: it is a messenger come to invite people to go up 3
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T HE HEAVENS CALL AND WHEEL ABOUT YOU As much as there appears of the sphere between the 3rd hour and the beginning of the day (15.1-2 ) 4 45° W E At the equinox, Dawn at 6am Noon
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T HE HEAVENS CALL AND WHEEL ABOUT YOU So much the sun seemed still to have before it of its course toward evening (15.4-6 ) 5 45° W E At the equinox, Sunset at 6pm Noon
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T HE HEAVENS CALL AND WHEEL ABOUT YOU Vespero là, e qui mezza notte era It was vespers there, and midnight here (15.7 ) 6 W E W E 45° 45° Italy (midnight) Vespers= 3pm E W
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T HE HEAVENS CALL AND WHEEL ABOUT YOU 7 45° W E 9 45° W E Not this… …but this.
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A NGLES OF REFLECTED LIGHT Come quando da l’acqua o da lo specchio Salta lo raggio a l’opposita parte, Salendo su per lo modo parecchio A quel che scende, e tanto si diparte dal cader de la pietra in igual tratta, Sì come mostra esperïenza e arte : Così mi parve da luce rifratta (15.16-24) As when from water or a mirror the ray jumps toward the opposite direction, rising in the same manner as its descent, departing from the fall of a stone by an equal angle, as experience and science show, so it seemed that I was being struck by light refracted there ahead of me 8
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A NGLES OF REFLECTED LIGHT As when from water or a mirror the ray jumps toward the opposite direction, rising in the same manner as its descent, departing from the fall of a stone by an equal angle, as experience and science show, so it seemed that I was being struck by light refracted there ahead of me (15.16-24) 9
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A NGLES OF REFLECTED LIGHT 10
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E QUAL AND OPPOSITE 11 45° W E 9 45° W E
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N OT THIS BUT THAT It seemed that I was being struck by light refracted there ahead of me, so that my sight was quick to flee it (15.22-24) It is a messenger who comes to invite us to ascend (15.30) 12
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W HAT S THE POINT ? What did the spirit from Romagna mean, mentioning both ‘forbidden’ and ‘sharing’? (15.44-45) O gente umana, perché poni ‘l core Là ‘v’ è mestier di consorte divieto? O human race, why do you set your heart where sharing must be forbidden? (14.86-87) 13
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HIS LIGHT AND THAT OTHER KIND OF LIGHT That infinite and ineffable Good which is up there (up where?), runs to love just as a ray comes to a shining body ( com’ a lucido corpo raggio vène ) 15.67-69 And the more people bend toward each other up there, the more there is to love well and the more love there is, and, like a mirror, each reflects it to the other (
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course ITALIAN 333 taught by Professor Cornish during the Winter '11 term at University of Michigan.

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