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Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus


by Christopher Marlowe

Doctor Faustus: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Doctor Faustus? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What type of literary device does Marlowe use with the Seven Deadly Sins?

Deus ex Machina
Q. When do the Good and Bad Angels typically appear?

When Robin and Dick start arguing
At 10:00 every morning
When Faustus is contemplating the moral state of his soul
When Faustus is challenging religious authority
Q. The Old Man is an allegorical character because he personifies:

Belief that God will save the souls of believers despite their sins
All of the above
Q. Faustus's "deed of gift" symbolizes his:

Intent to rule the world
Decision to serve the devil instead of God, or sin
Charitable nature
Poor judgment
Q. Why does Lucifer insist on having the contract signed in Faustus's blood?

Lucifer thinks blood is delicious and he has the munchies
There wasn't a pen handy
Blood represents the person
So they could be blood brothers