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Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus


by Christopher Marlowe

Doctor Faustus: The Devil made me do it True or False

1. According to Lucifer, where is hell? -> Everywhere Heaven isn't
2. Why does Benvolio try to murder Faustus? -> For humiliating Benvolio by putting horns on his head
3. Which figure from Greek mythology does Marlowe compare Faustus to when he says, "Till swoll'n with cunning of a self-conceit, His waxen wings did mount above his reach, And melting, heavens conspired his overthrow"? -> Leonidas
4. Who asks Faustus to conjure Helen of Troy? -> Scholars
5. How does Mephistopheles react when Dick and Robin successfully call him? -> He turns Robin into a gorilla and Dick into an ape