Volpone - Study Guide Act 3, Scenes 3, 4, 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

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Volpone impatiently waits for Mosca. Volpone calls Nano, Castrone, and Androgyno to entertain him. Nano recites a little verse about why he is the best fool. Just then, there is a knock, and Volpone hopes it is Mosca with Celia, but it is only Lady Would-Be. Volpone hates that she is there but has her shown in anyway.

Lady Would-Be calls for her lady's maids, because she feels she needs to look perfect as a representative of England. Lady Would-Be is consumed by vanity. Lady Would-Be goes to sit with Volpone, and everything he says to try to get rid of her only encourages her to talk all the more. Lady Would-Be finally starts talking about a lover of whom Volpone reminds her. Lady Would-Be says she will only talk to him until he falls asleep, and he prays for someone to rescue...

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