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Doctor Faustus : the A text (1604) - Christopher Marlowe, John O'Connor
Doctor Faustus : the A text (1604)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780582817807 (0582817803)
Publisher: Pearson Longman
Pages no: 191
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
5.0 I Do Repent, and Yet I Do Despair: "Doctor Faustus" by Christopher Marlowe, Simon Trussler
For me, the key to Faustus is his interaction in Act V, Scene I with the "old man". The old man gives us Marlowe's theology: “Yet, yet, thou hast an amiable soul,” —even after Faustus has made his deal with the devil and used the power he got for the previous 23 'years' and 364 'days', Faustus's...
Kaethe rated it
2.5 The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus From the Quarto of 1604 - Christopher Marlowe
I was bored. There wasn't any good reason for the devils to be doing anything for Faustus, and this business of signing up souls? What the hell is that? Assuming the soul is a real, discrete, item that can be separated from a body, why would you want one? And if serving the whims of humans gets you ...
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it
5.0 Doctor Faustus
“Hell is just a frame of mind” When you finish reading Doctor Faustus, you become extremely confused and you keep asking yourself a crucial philosophical question: Are we born good or evil? And that leads you to another question: What is the purpose of existence? Then, you find yourself ob...
The Butler Did It
The Butler Did It rated it
5.0 Doctor Faustus-A cautionary tale
While everyone may not know the actual play of Doctor Faustus, almost everyone knows of the concept of selling your soul to the devil. That's exactly what Doctor Faustus does in exchange for 24 years of knowledge and power. He has big plans for what he can do as the smartest, most powerful man in ...
LunaLuss rated it
4.0 The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus
One of the first works on the Faust myth. It was interesting to read the development of the rise and fall of Doctor Faustus. This Myth is present in our lives even today. It depicts the struggle of man between evil and good; the desire for power and knowledge, and one's greed for wealth and glory. S...
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