Three Rings in Decameron

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Three Rings in Decameron

Story:

Melchisedech and the Three Golden Rings

story by Violette Bandu

In this novella, three identical golden rings are used as a metaphorical storytelling device to communicate a certain specific symbolic meaning within the novella. This being said: why was the ring chosen as an object in this novella and what does it represent? Do the rings being identical have anything to do with it? Let us begin with a few lines from the original text...

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