DR FAUSTUS QUOTATION BANK- 1.1

CHORUS - Used my Marlowe to express mans new faith in his own intellect (Renaissance)

"Now he is born, his parents base of stock" 1.1.11 - Shows how he was born from nothing

"Till, swoll'n with with cunning of a self conceit" 1.1.20 - Faustus' hamartia (fatal flaw)

"His waxen wings did mount above his reach" 1.1.21 - Reaching for something he can't have and foreshadows upcoming events

1.1

"Necromantic books are heavenly" 1.1.53 - Oxymoron/ ironic relates to A03 - social construct against black magic as magic defies religious/ moral laws. Begins his tragic journey

"O, what a world of profit and delight" 1.1.55  - Apostrophe: Greed and selfishness of what he wants

"Of power, of honour, of omnipotence" 1.1.56 - Triple: Faustus' obsession with power

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