Dr. Faustus as Christian Tragedy - seven deadly sins

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Dr. Faustus as Christian Tragedy - seven deadly sins

  1. 1. DR. FAUSTUS ( TRAGEDY ) BY CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE ToPIC DR. FAUSTUS AS CHRISTIAN TRAGEDY ( SEVEN DEADLY SINS)
  2. 2. Name:- Zala Krutikaba. D Roll No.:- 20 Sem :- 1 2013-2014 Paper :- The Renaissance Literature submitted to :- Smt. S.B. Gardi Department of English M.K Bhavnagar University
  3. 3. AN INTRODUCTION OF PLAY “Dr. Faustus” the tragic history of whole life and death of Dr. Faustus is written by English dramatist Christopher Marlowe. In this play there is a simply story of Dr. Faustus who was born of lower class parents , in which how a common man sells his soul to the devil for more power, knowledge and position in his life. The story base on down fall of Dr. Faustus and Christianity.
  4. 4. ORIGIN OF SEVEN DEADLY SINS Origin of seven deadly sins also known as a part of Christian ethics is a branch of Christian theology ,depends on the concepts of “right” (virtuous) and “Wrong” (sinful) behavior from a Christian perspective. If some one committed any of the seven deadly sins they would be dam to Hell and they become slave of these deadly sins.
  5. 5. SEVEN DEADLY SINS PRIDE :- ENVY :- • A feeling honor and self respect • Pleasure of taken in an achievement • Root of all sins • In Dr. Faustus PRIDE appears when he feels that he is more superior than others. • Feel jealousy from others • Object of such feeling , desire for the qualities of another. • In Dr. Faustus ENVY appears when he saw a power of God.
  6. 6. LECHERY WRATH • Sexual desires • A lecherous act • In Dr. Faustus LECHERY appears when dancer who came from another world. • Extreme anger • Forceful , violent • In Dr. Faustus WRATH appears when he is not able to do anything in his life as he was intelligent.
  7. 7. GLUTTAONY SLOTH • Excess in eating or drinking • In Dr. Faustus GLUTTAONY appears when he wants much more power and position than others. • • • • Laziness Aversion to work Slow moving In Dr. Faustus SLOTH appears when he got all kind of knowledge and he feels laziness from over knowledge.
  8. 8. COVETOUSNESS • Greediness • Eagerly desirous • In Dr. Faustus COVETOUSNESS appears when he wants to get more and more and it is sign of this sin.
  9. 9. THANK YOU

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