Doctor Faustus - Scenes VII-IX Summary & Analysis

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Scene VII

Faustus and Mephistophilis have gone a trip around the world after touring hell. They end up in Rome. Mephistophilis takes Faustus into the chambers of the Pope where they are preparing a feast. When the Pope comes into the room, Faustus makes himself invisible, but he can be heard. Faustus speaks to the Pope as he steals several items of food from him. When the Pope crosses himself, Faustus hits him on the head. This causes a group of friars to sing in prayer for the Pope. The chorus then sings about Faustus’ growing pride and how it will be his downfall.

Scene VIII

Robin and Ralph are stable boys at a local stable. Robin has a book, and he tells Ralph that he has learned to conjure with that book. Robin suggests that he and Ralph use this skill to...

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