Doctor Faustus (Marlowe)

Why does Faustus refer to himself in third person?

He sometimes uses first person, but often refers to himself in third person.

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By Scene 13, Faustus speaks of himself both in the first-person and in the third-person, thus reflecting that he is in the hands of the Devil and separating himself from his individual body. Once again, we witness Faustus’s lack of control over his thoughts, feelings and opinions, and are reminded of the fate his life will take in the concluding scene.