Teach Faustus Today

Scenes 5-6

1. On these scenes some new characters appear.

A) Read the extract below..

X1:              Sweet Faustus, leave that execrabl art.
X2:             Go Forward, Faustus, in that famous art.
Faustus:  Contrition, prayer, repentance- what of them?
X1:             Rather illusions, fruits of lunacy,
                    That makes men foolish that do use them most.
X2:             No, Faustus, think of honour and wealth.

- What do they want?
- Are their opinions similar?
- Who will Faustus listen to? Why?

2. Look at the picture

- Who do these characters represent?

- What role will they play?