Volpone is a play by Ben Jonson that was first performed in 1606.


See a complete list of the characters in Volpone and in-depth analysis of  Volpone, Mosca, Celia, and Voltore.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the major themes, motifs, and symbols in Volpone.


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Quick Quizzes

Test your knowledge of Volpone with these quiz questions.


Here you will find three brief essays on the play: how Jonson's employs songs in the play, the use of disguises, and how the play is both a work of satire and an object lesson; as well as suggested essay questions for Volpone.

Further Study

Expand your study with a background esssay on Ben Jonson and the play and a list of outside readings about Volpone.


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