Inferno

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Speaking Bush Character Analysis

The bush in which Jacomo hides, which cries out in pain at having its leaves torn off and scattered. The bush tells Dante that it was once a Florentine citizen who hanged himself. Moved by pity for a fellow Florentine, Dante gathers the bushes leaves together and returns them to the bush.
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Speaking Bush Character Timeline in Inferno

The timeline below shows where the character Speaking Bush appears in Inferno. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Canto 13
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Virgil guides Dante to the bush, which is itself trying to speak. It cries out in pain (its leaves and branches... (full context)