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Bosola in Duchess of Malfi

Character of Bosola

In the play the Duchess of Malfi, John Webster has shown his outstanding skill in characterization. He has created many significant characters in the play. The character of Bosola is essentially a remarkable character.

At the very opening of the play, we come to know about Bosola. We see him a discontented person, a rebel, satirical and melancholic. But it becomes clear to us that he has knowledge and intelligence but he was a man without social status. We can consider him a typical renaissance figure.

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