Character Analysis Corvino

The raven is the last of the greedy trio, a peacock proud of his beauty, Celia. This bird of prey is an exceedingly jealous husband who guards his wife with great care. Nonetheless, his greed persuades him to demand that Volpone cuckold him! When at last he discovers the error of his ways, he is too proud to reveal his foolish vanity. The paramount character quality of the three divergent birds of prey is their love and desire to possess money.

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