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The support element reconnoiters a position, secures the area, seizes the terrain (whether covertly and unopposed or fighting into the position), tactically places weapons into action, and prepares for the direct fire support planned by the plato on leader.
As he reconnoiters his time and place in ever-widening circles from the world within, so too his daughter, not surprisingly a professional singer, is also searching for her lost father, but from the world without.
During chapter 8, Mazzotta reconnoiters little studied relationships between the Decameron and legal thought: natural law as context for sexuality (II,10); marriage as a centerpiece of the ethics of natural law (III,7; VI,7); the brigata as legislators; Dioneo as a figure who both "encompasses the law and its subversion.