Paradise Lost and Volpone: Critical quotes by theme

HideShow resource information
MORALITY - Volpone
'Volpone would arouse moral disdain’ - Creaser
1 of 14
MORALITY - Paradise Lost
Adam + Eve 'capable of all sorts of virtue' - McColley
2 of 14
INNOCENCE - Volpone
‘[Volpone] lives to play and is mischievous’ - Creaser
3 of 14
INNOCENCE - Paradise Lost
Adam and Eve are 'free and responsible agents' - Burden
4 of 14
WOMEN - Volpone
Celia is 'strong minded' - Maus
5 of 14
WOMEN - Paradise Lost
Milton shows ‘contempt for females, as subordinate and inferior' - Jonson
6 of 14
EVIL - Paradise Lost
'effort to encapsulate evil in Satan was not successful' - Carey
7 of 14
EVIL - Volpone
Volpone a 'satanic challenger' - Knapp
8 of 14
DECEPTION - Volpone
'blinding himself to his own decrepitude’ - Barton on Corbaccio
9 of 14
GREED - Volpone
‘‘bird’ characters show and criticize two vices: greed and folly’ - Alonso
10 of 14
DESIRE
‘all men fall victim to self-deception when they are tempted sufficiently’ – Dorothy Litt
11 of 14
DESIRE: Volpone
'competitive masculine energies' - Huebert
12 of 14
FLATTERY - Paradise Lost
Eve's 'passions, as a result of flattery, are ruling her reason' - Weston
13 of 14
LOVE - Paradise Lost
Adam 'becomes corrupt because he refuses to divorce Eve' - Fowler
14 of 14

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Adam + Eve 'capable of all sorts of virtue' - McColley

Back

MORALITY - Paradise Lost

Card 3

Front

‘[Volpone] lives to play and is mischievous’ - Creaser

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Adam and Eve are 'free and responsible agents' - Burden

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Celia is 'strong minded' - Maus

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar English Literature resources:

See all English Literature resources »See all Paradise Lost resources »