Duchess of Malfi Quotes

  • Created by: Maria5
  • Created on: 10-05-17 08:42
View mindmap
  • Duchess of Malfi
    • Love
      • [She kisses him]
      • I look young for your sake
      • We are forced to woo as none dare woo us
      • My rule is only at night
    • Death
      • Rather welcome the end of misery than to shun it
      • Save them from the tiger
      • Mercy
      • Let the sun shine on him till he's dead
      • I know death hath ten thousand several doors, for men to take their exits
    • Corruption
      • To purge infected blood such as her
      • Lusty widow
      • And on a sudden all the diamonds turned to pearls
      • A scandalous report is touching mine honor
      • I am Duchess of Malfi still
    • Lie and Deceit
      • I will not marry
      • Our value can never truly be known
    • Madness
      • I am grown mad with't
      • I will throttle it
      • They imagine themselves to be transformed into wolves
      • Ambition madam, is a great mans madness
    • Critics
      • A Jankowski - 'The Duchess is a sovereign ruler, a fact her brothers never forget'
      • A Jankwoski - 'accepts responsibility for both her life and death'
      • Irving Ribner - '[Bosola is] the most important unifying element in 'The Duchess of Malfi''
      • Muriel Bradbrook - 'The Cardinal knows already that he is in hell'
      • Lee Bliss - 'The Cardinals cool unemotional detachment is more terrifying than Ferdinand's impassioned raving'
      • Travis Bogard - 'The ultimate tragedy of Webster's world is not the death of any individual but the presence of evil and decay which drags all mankind to death'


No comments have yet been made

Similar English Literature resources:

See all English Literature resources »See all The Duchess of Malfi resources »