Dr._Faustus - As a reader one wonders throughout the entire...

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Nancy Crawley Eng. 205 July 27, 2010 Does Faustus Ever Truly Repent? Dr. Faustus was an incredibly intelligent man who achieved great goals in his life. Throughout his life he worked in various different fields of intellectual endeavor. He mastered everything he did with ease and began to wonder what else life had to truly offer him. After he reviewed all of his great accomplishments, he decided that performing necromancy was the only way he could achieve delight, power, honor, and fulfillment. Eventually after careful consideration, Faustus decided to sell his soul to the devil.
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Unformatted text preview: As a reader, one wonders throughout the entire story if he ever regrets his decision. In the end, does Dr. Faustus ever truly repent for giving up his soul to the devil? Throughout the play, “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus,” many different themes and values are entwined in the work. There are themes regarding humanity, religion, and social values (Unknown. “Christopher Marlowe’s “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus”. SIRS Renaissnce. Sept.1 2004: n.p. SIRS Renaissance. Web. 26 Jul 2010)....
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course ENGL 205 taught by Professor Mr.mitchell during the Fall '10 term at Wingate.

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