Dr. Faustus is definitely a tragic hero as per parameters, given in “Poetics” by Aristotle: noble, neither good nor bad, suffers, falls from prosperity.
Category: Christopher Marlowe
Christopher Marlowe as a Dramatist
Students of literature need to watch them in order to realise the exceptional intellectuality of Christopher Marlowe as a dramatist.
How far do you agree that the play “Dr. Faustus” is a compelling drama of a man whose mounting ambitions inevitably brings about his hellish fall as he stubbornly rejects repeated advice that his actions must lead to domination?
“Dr. Faustus”, definitely, falls but the reason behind his downfall is matter of discussion. There is no truth in that Dr. Faustus’s fate was responsible for his sufferings as he freely chose…
It is very theological play: Faustus’ sin begins with pride and ends in despair; he chooses evil of this own free will but enslaves his body as well as his soul to temptation”. Discuss this statement in relation to Marlow’s Doctor Faustus.
Definitely, the theme, used in Dr. Faustus is theological. The story of temptation of Dr. Faustus is very skillfully dramatized by Christopher Marlow. The whole play seems to be a war between…