Doctor Faustus - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Faustus and Mephastophilis are discussing heaven and, after hearing the devil's description of it, Faustus regrets his decision to sell his soul. In fact, he is on the edge of backing out of his deal with Lucifer. Thus, once again, the Good Angel and the Bad Angel arrive to vie for Faustus's soul but Faustus decides that the decision is made and there is no going back now. As Faustus figures it, he cannot go to heaven anyway, so he should just use the devil to give him all of his earthly desires.

Faustus continues to question Mephastophilis on several topics and the discussion eventually turns to God and heaven. However, Mephastophilis refuses to say anything more about them because the pain of remembering the happiness of God and heaven are too much for him. This does not please Faustus, so he presses Mephastophilis to...

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