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Examination of twenty lines of VolponeIn lines 78 to 8 on page 28 Jonsons unique style of writing is present Secondly there is the characters themselves to analyse As always the whole of the story line is present within these linesThe first thing that I have to comment upon is line 78 Here we see Volpone lying down keep you still sir This is a demonstration of how he makes his money The position that he is assuming can be compared to that of a prostitute when making her money Indeed I put it to you that Volpone is nothing more then a prostitute He is in fact compared to a common courtesan in the play The only difference between the two is the fundamental actions that they do to accumulate their wealth Lying down to create his wealth also shows us that he is so lazy that doing anything for his money is something that is just not conceivable to him He states this earlier on in the play I wound no earth with ploughshares fat no beasts to feed the shambles His opinion on working an honest days work is that it is bad and that what he is doing is right This demonstrates that he has no conception of what is right and wrong Another analogy of this is that he is so corrupt and disabled by his greed that he is in fact an invalid whom can not do any more then he is already doing The arrival of Corbachio prompts Volpone to say the vultures gone and the old ravens come This line in its self exemplifies Jonsons writing of ncredible depth as well as Volpones ability to say bold thingsVolpone and Moscas ability to create such meaningful and vivid images in the story is partly why the audience feels so captivated by the play The imagery that it creates is to put Volpone in the position of
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