1. In the Prologue,
who introduces the story of Doctor Faustus?
2. To which Greek
mythological character is Faustus compared in the Prologue?
3. What fields of
learning does Faustus consider before he turns to magic?
4. Which characters
instruct Faustus in the dark arts?
5. When he first
summons Mephastophilis, how does Faustus ask him to appear?
6. What is the name
of the ruler of hell in Doctor Faustus?
7. How long does
Faustus demand that Mephastophilis serve him?
8. What does Faustus
offer in return for this service?
9. How does Faustus
sign his compact with Lucifer?
10. What is the
meaning of the words that appear on Faustus’s arm in Latin?
11. Who agrees,
under duress, to become Wagner’s servant?
12. What does Mephastophilis
refuse to tell Faustus?
13. Why does Mephastophilis
refuse to answer this question?
14. Which city does
Faustus visit extensively in scene 7?
15. What trick does
Faustus, while invisible, play on the pope?
16. Which historical
figure does Faustus conjure up for the emperor to see?
17. Which character
is publicly skeptical of Faustus’s powers?
18. How does Faustus
humiliate this skeptic?
19. Who tries to
persuade Faustus to repent just before he reseals his pact with
20. What happens
to the horse that Faustus sells to the horse-courser?
21. What does the
horse-courser think he is removing from Faustus’s body after Faustus
22. What does Faustus
fetch for the Duchess of Vanholt?
23. Where, according
to Mephastophilis, is hell?
24. What famous beauty
does Mephastophilis present to Faustus in scene 12?
25. What happens
to Faustus at the end of the play?