Marston’s Malevole and Jonson’s Volpone as Actors

Literature / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
This paper explores the relation between Jonson’s `Volpone` and Marston’s “The Malcontent” in reference to the propensity of characters to “mask” their true selves.

This paper explores the relation between Jonson’s `Volpone` and Marston’s “The Malcontent” in reference to the propensity of characters to “mask” their true selves. An exploration of the motivations behind this masking is undertaken as a means of understanding the symbolism of false selves.

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