Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Lucifer and Dr. Faustus, providing specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
Why was Dr. Faustus controversial when it was published? How did the period affect the way that the book was received in society?
Essay Topic 3
Why is Latin used in "Dr. Faustus"? Which characters speak Latin, and what does this signify about them?
Essay Topic 4
What is the purpose of the chorus in "Dr. Faustus"? What role do they play? Why are they important?
Essay Topic 5
How is comedy used in "Dr. Faustus"? Which characters are comic? Which scenes are comic?
Essay Topic 6
How does the theme of necromancy instigate the action of "Dr. Faustus"?
Essay Topic 7
Debate whether "Dr. Faustus" is a Christian tragedy, citing examples from the text to support your conclusion.
Essay Topic 8
How can Mephastophilis be seen as a sympathetic character?
Essay Topic 9
Compare and contrast the...
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