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1Doctor Faustus2Contrast between Faustus’s magisterial and powerful expression of his desires and his actual use of his powers: what happens to the imperialism of the imagination? How does F “glut” his appetites?The limitations on his powers: implications of the fact that when he re-summons figures from antiquity (e.g. Alexander, Helen) they are impersonated by (infernal) spirits.The arts of illusion. Tension between the insubstantial and limited nature of his powers and his ever-present fears of damnation.Faustus’s inability actively to seek divine forgiveness.A discussion of the nature of and the relationship between the sins ofPrideand Despair. Faustus’s waverings in the middle of the scene with the horse-courser and in his encounter with the Old Man.Significance (scene 12, lines 69-71) of Mephastophilis himself making the limits of hell's powers over human souls quite explicit.Importance of the imaginative role of classicism in the play: the discourse and fantasies of an