The Italian, or, the Confessional of the Black Penitents - Section 13: Chapter 28 and 29 Summary & Analysis

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Section 13: Chapter 28 and 29 Summary

In chapter twenty-eight, the tribunal summons Schedoni and Father Ansaldo to appear. They are questioned separately and then together with Vivaldi. Father Ansaldo and Schedoni deny knowing each other, and Vivaldi states that he knows Schedoni only as a monk. Father Ansaldo relates the confession he received many years ago from Count di Bruno about killing his brother, marrying his brother's wife and then killing her as well; however, Ansaldo is not sure that Schedoni is the penitent. The mysterious monk appears and asserts that Schedoni was once known as Count di Bruno. Despite Schedoni's protests, the tribunal asks the monk's identity and proof. The monk's name is Nicola di Zampari, and he was formerly Schedoni's friend, confidant and accomplice. When Schedoni admits that Nicola was his agent in his actions against Vivaldi, the court agrees to consider Vivaldi's...

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