Violante appears in Lauretta’s fifth tale (V, 7) as Amerigo Abate’s daughter and Teodoro’s lover and eventual wife. She embodies misogynistic fears about women’s weak wills when she reveals her lover to her father, even after promising Teodoro that she would keep the secret. But, because she is one of Day V’s happy lovers, she is reunited with Teodoro and happily married to him in the end.
Violante Character Timeline in The Decameron
The timeline below shows where the character Violante appears in The Decameron. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Day 5: Seventh Tale
...Teodoro is not a slave but a freeborn man willing to make his relationship with Violante right by marrying her. Cursing the waywardness of fortune, Currado stays the execution and calls... (full context)