Act 1 of Christopher Marlowes doctor Faustus

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Unformatted text preview: Act 1 of Christopher Marlowes doctor Faustus Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe Act I as I was reading this form of literature it became more and more that he was making a deal with the Devil in exchange for knowledge. To me I truly believe that this Is extremely dangerous due to the nature of angels vs. demons somethings are extremely hard to understand and this is the ultimate prime example.Faust's tale is the basis for many literary, artistic, cinematic, and musical works. The meaning of the word and name has been reinterpreted through the ages. "Faust" (and the adjective "Faustian") has taken on a connotation distinct from its original use, and is often used today to describe an unsavory, ultimately self-destructive arrangement; the proverbial "deal with the devil". It can also refer to a unquenchable thirst for knowledge.The Faust of early booksas well as the ballads, dramas and puppet-plays which grew out of themis irrevocably damned because he prefers human to divine knowledge; "he laid the Holy Scriptures behind the door and under the bench, refused to be called doctor of...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course ENG 210 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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