DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
Name : Bhumi v joshi. Roll No: 3
Paper Name : The Renaissance Literature
Enrollment No: PG14101020
Topic : Seven Deadly sins: Critically evaluation the sense from Dr. Faustus.
Submitted to : Department Of English.
NORMALLY SEVEN DEADLY SINS DESTROY HUMAN KIND.
These all sins are…
Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Knowledge without character Commerce without morality Science without humanity Worship without sacrifice Politics without principle.
Doctor Faustus Seven deadly sins
The concept of Seven Deadly sins are come from the morality plays
Its all are concerned with bad or evil in human life.
Marlowe describes the whole sins in Dr. Faustus and try to teach morality to human being.
PRIDE / vanityExtreme love of self
Dr Faustus’s Pride appear when he feels that he is more than the others.
GREEDY wants to only get bit more & never believe in generosity.
In Dr. Faustus covetousness appear when he wants to get more and more and it is sign of this sin.
LUST An inordinate for the pleasures of the body
Sex, power can be used well but they tend to go out of control.
Excessive love of other
Lust appears in play when dancers who came from another world .
ANGER / WRATH
Impatience with the faults of others
Suddenly reaction/extreme anger
We can see Wrath in the play when Faustus is not able to do anything in his life.
GLUTTONYOver satisfying of food and drink
Dr, Faustus gluttony appears when he wants much more power and position than the others.
ENVYDESIRE TO HAVE HIGH POSITION
ALMOST INDISTINGUISHABLE FROM PRIDE AT TIME.
We can see envy, when Dr. Faustus has jealousy for God as He is Almighty.
SLOTH Represents the laziness
Avoidance of physical or spiritual work.
When Dr. Faustus got all kind of knowledge he doesn’t wants to work any more. He just wants to entertain people by some tricks.
We find all sins in the play ‘Dr. Faustus’ and through the character of Dr. Faustus describes it to teach morality to the audiences.
This all sins are also used in Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”
&In Dante’s “The Divine Comedy”