On the Devil's Court Essay & Project Ideas

Carl Deuker
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1. The legend of Dr. Faustus has intrigued writers for centuries. Some of the more prominent ones are Christopher Marlowe and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Read their plays and compare the treatment of the legend in On the Devil's Court. How does it differ?

2. Marlow's Dr. Faustus loses his soul to the devil. Why doesn't Joe?

What saves im, and was he ever in danger?

3. An old saying states that "the gods give perfect luck to those whom they are trying to destroy." What does this mean? Is this true in the case of Joe?

4. Joe is a modern teenager. Why does he believe in the devil? Does modern society still believe in such things? Why or why not?

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