Doctor Faustus - Scenes XIII-XIV Summary & Analysis

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Scene XII

Some scholars come to visit Faustus and ask him to conjure Helen of Troy for them. Faustus does. As the scholars stare at the beauty, an old man comes into the room and asks Faustus to repent once more. Faustus asks the old man to give him a moment to think about it. Faustus and Mephistophilis discuss the situation. Mephistophilis convinces Faustus it is too late to repent, something Faustus claims to already know. Faustus tells the man he has made his choice. Devils come to view the scene and celebrate.

Scene XIV

Faustus asks the scholars to pray for him. Faustus sees that time is short and begins to regret his decision. As the time counts down on his clock, Faustus looks back on his life, lamenting his choices, beginning God to show him mercy sometime in the far future...

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