Doctor Faustus (Marlowe)

explain the use of mythology in doctor faustus..

marlow's style of mythology

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I think that this is very much a classical idea of myth philosophy at the time. THe rejection of divinity for sinful pleasures were and possibly are still a common myth subject. Faust becomes a mixture of Old Testament doctrine, ideas of Greek tragedy and Elizabethan morality. This is all the stuff that makes a great mythic story.

Dr.Faustus as a tragedy


Greek mythology