Duchess of Malfi Flashcards Preview

Renaissance Literature > Duchess of Malfi > Flashcards

Flashcards in Duchess of Malfi Deck (18):
1

Ferdinand - 'I could...

kill her now.'

2

Ferdinand - 'I am to bespeak

a husband for you.'

3

Duchess - 'when I

choose a husband.'

4

Duchess - 'the nobleman must come with cap and

knee to purchase a night's loding of his wife.'

5

Duchess - 'Whether I am doomed to live or

die, I can do both like a Prince.'

6

Duchess - 'Diamonds are of most value that have

passed through most jeweller's hands.'

7

Duchess - 'I winked and

chose a husband.'

8

Duchess - 'I shall make you

howl in hell for it.'

9

Bosola - 'Must I see

her again... Never.'

10

Antonio - 'I'll go in mine

own shape.'

11

Bosola - 'I am your

creature.'

12

Duchess - 'This goodly roof of yours

is too low built.'

13

Who and why does Antonio call 'a saucy slave'?

He says it to Bosola, to show a disregard for his own social limitations

14

Duchess - 'I am Duchess

of Malfi still.'

15

Duchess - 'Behold my

tragedy.'

16

Antonio - 'Pleasure of life,'

what is it?'

17

Bosola - 'Oh, this

gloomy world!'

18

Cardinal - 'shall our royal blood of Aragon...

and Castille be thus attained.'