The Question and Answer section for The Alchemist (Jonson) is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This is a pretty broad question that demands more information than this short answer forum is designed for. Please check out the GradeSaver page on this work.
The Alchemist is one of Ben Jonson's four great comedies. The gulls are "gullible," easily led to lend their belief to the tricks and plots of the conmen. The play itself is obsessed from the Prologue onward with the idea of what Coleridge would...
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