Marlowe's Doctor Faustus: Summary & Analysis

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The type of allegory used in Dr. Faustus is:

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1. Blood in Dr. Faustus symbolizes:

2. Which one of the following is NOT a theme in Dr. Faustus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Doctor Faustus is Christopher Marlowe's most famous play, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the titular character. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the story, symbolism and themes of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions on the following:

  • The allegory used in the play
  • Symbolism of blood in Doctor Faustus
  • Themes in the play
  • The function of Robin and Rafe's misadventures in the play
  • What happens to Faustus

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Tragic History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Faustus' fate
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about themes of the play

Additional Learning

For further studies on this famous play, review the accompanying lesson titled Marlowe's Doctor Faustus: Summary & Analysis. You'll pursue the following learning goals:

  • Explore the story of Doctor Faustus
  • Understand Faustus' role and motivations
  • Analyze the other characters in the play
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