Doctor Faustus - Scenes X-XII Summary & Analysis

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Scene X

Faustus is in the court of the German Emperor. The Emperor asks him to conjure his historical heroes, Alexander the Great and his paramour, Diana. There is a knight in the crowd who openly doubts Faustus, so Faustus asks him to leave. Mephistophilis arrives with devils who resemble Alexander and Diana. The Emperor is pleased. Faustus then asks for the knight to return. When he does, he has horns. Faustus finds it amusing, but the Emperor asks him to remove them, stating that the man has been punished enough. Faustus agrees. When Faustus leaves, the Emperor promises him a generous reward.

Scene XI

Faustus tells Mephistophilis that he would like to return to Wittenburg now that his time is beginning to run out. He also tells Mephistophilis that he would like to walk and he plans to sell his horse. A...

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