Discuss the view that the play provokes more laughter in the audience than terror.

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A Levels English Literature (Dr Faustus) Mind Map on Discuss the view that the play provokes more laughter in the audience than terror., created by gregory.rolfe on 04/13/2014.

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Discuss the view that the play provokes more laughter in the audience than terror.
1 YES!
1.1 Scenes including Rafe and Robin
1.1.1 AO3 - could be argued that this is tragic as their scenes mimic the main plot
1.1.1.1 However, this isn't terrifying
1.2 The seven deadly sins
1.2.1 This scene is meant to terrify Faustus and therefore the audience. However, Marlowe has written this scene to be comic
1.3 Bit with the horse matey
1.4 Satirising the church
2 NO!
2.1 When Faustus is being dragged down to hell its fookin terrifying
2.2 Scenes with Lucifer
2.3 Narrative framing of the chorus
2.3.1 Warns the audience with a terrifying message!
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