The Seven Deadly Sins - Student Name Khaled Ahmed Class CORE 101024 Instructor Dr Laila Kamal Assignment Write an essay Date Sunday April 19th 2015

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Student Name: Khaled AhmedClass: CORE 101024Instructor: Dr. Laila KamalAssignment: Write an essayDate: Sunday, April 19th, 2015Topic: Discuss the sevens deadly sins presented in Doctor FaustusPurpose: Investigate what is so deadly about them? What did the concept of 'sin' really mean to traditional societies as conceived by Marlowe? The Seven Deadly SinsThe seven deadly sins existed since the time of the Greek civilization. These sins are considered to be deadly because they bring about the downfall of whoever commits them. The seven deadly sins, as set forth in the Bible, are pride, envy, gluttony, lust, anger, greed, and sloth. In Christopher Marlow’s most famous play Dr. Faustus, Marlow illustrates what is so deadly about them. Moreover, the play also illustrates what the concept of sins meant for traditional societies such as that of Marlow’s.When Faustus cried out for Jesus for help, which was his attempt at seeking salvation, Lucifer appeared and told him that he is breaching the pact between them by doing so. In order to distract Faustus from thinking about Jesus, Lucifer made him a

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