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Evil in "The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus"
An analysis of the representations of evil in Christopher Marlowe's "The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus".
# 120510 | 3,750 words | 47 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (English) , Religion and Theology (Christianity)


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An in-depth look at Christopher Marlowe's "The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus" in terms of contrasting traditional Christian and secular representations of evil and how those opposing representations reflect both 16th century England and Christopher Marlowe himself.

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"Christopher Marlowe's "The Tragical History of Dr Faustus" is a classic theatric examination of the notion of evil that essentially poses the question, is the drama a cautionary moral play purporting the inherent evil nature of man, the legitimacy of original sin, the infallibility of the Christian God, and the literal existence of Satan and his fallen angels, or is it rather more of a tragedy portraying man as a non-wicked creature capable of flawed actions plagued..."

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