Discuss the doctor faustus as a tragedy in 300 words
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Faust is, in the end, a tragedy. This tragic context is seen most clearly through the love story between Faust and Gretchen. Faust plays a complicated role in the relationship. On the one hand, he is the tempter who lures the pure virgin from the religion and morality of her simple lifestyle. On the other hand, Faust sees for the first time that his subjective self is nothing in the face of an eternal love. However, even this realization cannot save him from his pact with the Devil. Faust, representing the modern human being, always drives himself to damnation, held back from the moment of true enlightenment.