CliffsNotes on Marlowe's Doctor Faustus

CliffsNotes on Marlowe's Doctor Faustus

CliffsNotes on Marlowe's Doctor Faustus

CliffsNotes on Marlowe's Doctor Faustus

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Faustus becomes dissatisfied with his studies of medicine, law, logic and theology; therefore, he decides to turn to the dangerous practice of necromancy, or magic. He has his servant Wagner summon Valdes and Cornelius, two German experts in magic. Faustus tells them that he has decided to experiment in necromancy and needs them to teach him some of the fundamentals.

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