Emotions in Perpetua

In Perpetua’s Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis, Perpetua is emotionally rescued from stifling darkness and terror by the warmth and familiarity of her infant son. In Section 3A, Perpetua is yet to experience the isolation and squalor of prison. Thus, she is infused with righteous vigor in her religion. This is evident in her confident …