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2. Calls Volpone the “high priest of the new cult”. Priest-like figures who trick their credulous congregation in the restorative properties of their divine elixir i.e. gold.

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3. “a literary manifesto”

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4. “contemporary literature is corrupt and popular theatre artistically bankrupt”

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5. debasement of religious imagery by associating it with mercenary society. Calls the first scene a “parody of prayer”

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