Topic: Dr. Faustus as a Tragedy
Paper: 1 ( The Renaissance
Name: Bhatt Urvi P.
Roll no. 35
P.G.Enrollment No. : PG13101004
Seat No. : 1130036
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Submitted to: Smt S.B.Gardy
Department of English Maharaja
Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University
What is Tragedy?
“A tragedy, then, is the imitation
of an action that is serious and
also, as having magnitude,
complete in itself; in language
with pleasurable acces-sories, each
kind brought in separately in the
parts of the work; in a dramatic,
not in a narrative form; with
in-cidents arousing pity and fear,
wherewith to accomplish its
catharsis of such emotions.” by
What is Hamartia?
Hamartia is a word most famously used
in Poetics, where it is usually translated as
a mistake or error in judgment. In modern
discussions of tragedy, Hamartia has often
been described as a hero's "tragic
flaw."The word Hamartia is rooted in the
notion of missing the mark (hamartanein)
and covers a broad spectrum that includes
ignorant, mistaken, as well as deliberate
iniquity, error, or sin……
Tragedy by Marlowe.
„ Tragically History of Dr.
„ Knowledge is power, but
power corrupts and
absolute power corrupts
Believed that there
existed an ambitious
person interested in
Faustus means good
with the preaching
Faustus says does and
becomes is out of his
own free will, without
any previous pressure
Offers his soul to
Lucifer for twenty
Not be free from doubts.
Between two extremes and
Remorse and despair in the
midst of belief and
Faustus seems a
bit mature when
his end is near.
Face tragic end
space about hell, about
creation of the worlds,
stars, planets, history,
art, music, literature
more in devil’s power
than God’s power.