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Dr Faustus a Brief Summary

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Dr Faustus a Quick Summary

Act 1 scene 3 ucifer fell due to “pride/insolence”– functions present in Faustus suggesting the humankind and sometimes capricious nature of human spirit which can reult in sinister and hellish repercussions hence demonstrating the requirement for a GOD and assistance to avoid man form the error of his methods as were are inherently imperfect “Unhapper spirits” “fell” suggest the decrease from superior to a lower therefore revealing the fundamental belief that even the devil locations remarkable value in paradise The devil, bears the humanity to warn Faustus of his ominous objectives “leave these frivioulous needs” in spite of faustus being intellectual prodigious trainee, his intuition is infantile, and is the undoing of him Faustus has childish vidions, an extension of his minor state of mind, one which fails to grasp the gravity of his circumstance, ironic = he’s an idiot Act 1 scene 4 chos previous scene yet colours it with a shade of foolish mockery, alluding to the ridiculous offer being devied “shoulder of mutton” something insignificant draws a contrast to the magic faustus desires and suggests this wish is similarly idiotic comic scene serves to structurally stabilize the semantic field by sprinkling the plot between durations of comic and severity, however also contrasts and comments on the severe scene, although foolishsuperficial serve a much deeper significance additionally the honest and careless style with which these severe styles are tossed about may be Marlowe interacting the overly severe provided to faith serve devils, decreases any worth faustus felt, disparit of class undeducated similarly accessible revealing the level of faith they don’t care ur social standing just one meausre is valued, purity of faith, should this fall then there are effects sexual innuendo “all he devils has horns and all she devils has clefts and cloves” Robin would utilize the powers to turn in to a flea– once again commenting on the triviality ofi t all waters down severity of main plot Act 2 scene 1 faustus defines conditions of agreement and indications it canst though not be conserved? the internal anguish/severe conflict begins to beelzebub “i’ll build and change and a churhch”– profane blasphemy Excellent angelevil angel = extension of essential human morality, make palpable the conflicts between what is thought about right and wrong within the play and serve to heighten the severity of faustus’s suffering instead of simply being a vocalised solilosuy likewise serve to reveal the power of both polar opposities, although very few people would dig in necormancy we can relate to this struggle– modern audiences can relate Lucifer will gain from The addition of faustus as “confort to the wretched to have buddies in greif” [Latin] revealing the suffering and bad nature of the devil sacrifice of blood ephistopholes defines hell as being an intangible state which pervades the soul, it appears that faustus condemened himself to hell at the signing of the contract since of the suffering it triggers him conceited “i think hell’s a fable” chooses desibelief he from whom he has gotten his power mephistophles appear human “till experiences changed my mind” creates a sympathising figure with whom we can realte, a palpable devil, a figment of human capability molded in to that singular dimension, he embodies the darker side of human nature Fastus wants an other half, holy institude of marital relationship something now forbidden to him, the fabric of civilised society from which he is slowly ending up being outcasted faustus approved a plethora of literature– books from which he can look for the knowledge to surpass human limitations and meddle in the supernatural, develish realm. Act 2 scene 1– comic scene 2 obin has taken faustus’s book, the scene includes heavy sexual innuendo’s underlies lies a very carnal side of humanity, sexual drives, innapropriate an offending stain on the pure fabric of religious beliefs social heirarchy and class divions and crucial feature of modern audience, that the acedemically accomplished is weakened by the repulsive similarity the lower class is an offensive tip, one which furthers the veiw that faustus, despite his intellectual prowess is naturally flawed and fails to grasp the value of a more vital matter “for her personal research study”” Act 2 scene 3 faustuss talk of christ summons lucifer who summons 7 sins faustus coming to realise the repercussions, titles mestopheles as “wicked” the good angel represents the patient and flexible nature of god, and capitivating wuality on the other hand with mephistopheles whom has signed an agreement from which there is no return Faustus has experiences luxury “have i not made blind homer sing to me?– yet remains conflicted– not worth it Mephistopheles refuses to answer who made the world– this denial exposes god as being the magnificent creator, since of his advoacy for the devil, opponent of god his position tells him to neglect all that which truly shows the supremacy of this rival Faustus “ah christ my saviour seek to conserve distressed faustuss soul’ 7 sins animated, made palpaple, the intangible is made concrete, made amusing a metaphor for how sins are dresses to look like attracting to lure the human and camofluge the ominous side lurking beneath the surfaace faustus guility of pride, of gluttony, Act 3 Chorus development the plot, shows passing of time, faustus’s experiences Act 3 scene 1 a day of spiritual significance st peters, faustus talks of gluttenous journeys a scene of anti catholocism, friars portrayed as greedy gluttonous fools farce comedy, on the surace silly bufoonery, deeper lvel displays viewed hypocricy to church and disrespect/content of individuals Act 3 scene 2 with a silver goblet continuation from previous mockery of church earlier commody style re enacted the signing of the contracted this one, shows both getting a penalty turned in to apoe & & wolf, which once again is taken lightly by the 3 Act 4 chorus + act 4 scene 1 reveals passage of time, faustus has some of what he yearned for accomplished yet minimized to a meer entertainer as the subject of a superior position– emperor Macabra– raises the dead. revered for magical ability yet even this is artificial = orcestrated through mephistopheles chets horsw courser– provides defective horse does not utilize power to beneift only serve self-centered program act 4 scene 2 gives duches grapes which she desires Act 5 scene ven near death serving others– conjurs dame of greece at request of scholar old guy appear faustus again in dispute– mephitsopheles gets pissed asks him to rewriht the agreement demoniality– kissess helen/sexual interaction with develish type old man again accurses faustus for what he has condemned himself to Act 5 scene 2 Faustus passes away pleads for a limited sentence an illustration of the flawed mortal condition, the struggles dealt with by both people yet god motivated seeking knowledge when this is pursued past his wanted limitation we are penalized, positions a question on god himself” a male condemned to pass away” by his own choice Themes: redemption & & damnation Function of life the institution of faith

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