An essential aid to revision, York Notes for AS & A2 (A Level) on Doctor Faustus will help you to attain a deeper understanding of Christopher Marlowe’s classic play about the consequences of making a pact with the Devil. Exploring aspects of the work including the play’s structure, characters, historical context and religious symbolism, this comprehensive Doctor Faustus A Level revision guide provides students with everything they need to achieve the best examination grades.
Students that attain the highest marks for their essays and answers to questions on Doctor Faustus will have fully satisfied the examiner that they understand Faustus’s motivations in succumbing to Mephistopheles’s offer, the ways in which the play represents the struggle between good and evil and human weaknesses, the sub-textual themes of science, religion and the supernatural, and their relevance to the period in which the play is set.
By combining the study guide, interactive online essay tools and revision aids with a wealth of background and supporting information, York Notes’ Doctor Faustus Revision Pack for AS and A Level students is a comprehensive and invaluable resource that will help to boost your examination marks and secure the best grades in your English Literature exam.
Print Edition information: Paperback, 120 pages, ISBN 9781447913177