Is God present in the play? If so where? If not, what does God's absence suggest?
Name: Gohil Namrata R.
Roll No.: 23
Paper : The Renaissance Literature
Text: Doctor Faustus:Christopher Marlowe
Topic: Is God Present In the Play?If so where?
If not,what does God’s absence suggest?
Guided By: Dr. Dilip Barad
Submitted to: Department of English
Yes,God Present in the play.
•As a Good Angel – a symbol
•As a ‘ Homo,fuge ‘ –a sign
•As a Old Men – a human being
•As a chorus –a soul of God
•Good Angel Is the Voice Of God.
•The voice of Faustus’s concience.
•The good angel urges Faustus to repent
and serve God.
‘Homo,fuge’- a sign
•A Latin word.
•It means “O man fly”
•A sign of the God in the play
“Homo’fuge:whither should I fly?
If unto god’he’ll throw me down to hell.
My sences are deceived;here’s nothing write:I see it plain;here in this place is writ
Homo,fuge:yet shall not Faustus fly.”
(Act,scene 1, Lines
•An enigmatic figure.
•He sees at last part of the Play.
•He urges Faustus to repent.
•A last try of God to damnation.
•The role of Chorus is very important at end.
•Their view of Faustus’s fate.
•The Law Of God in Earth shows the Existance
•Chorus is a SOUL OF GOD
•Chorus as a voice of God at last.
God and Renissance spirit in
•The play shows religious values of Renaissance
•Terrible fate that awaits a Renaissance Man
who rejecting God’s worth.
•At last Faustus pays the price for all Western
culture in the play.