Doctor Faustus AS/A Level Comprehensive Guide (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • Edexcel AS & A Level
  • Eduqas AS & A Level

Fatal ambition, necromancy, and deals with the devil: the magic of Marlowe’s controversial drama will capture students as surely as Mephostophilis’ promises ensnare Faustus. Help your class deconstruct the play with concise, focused analysis and engaging activities. Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your students through each scene.

Engage your students!

Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms throughout!

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each scene
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
  3. Indicative content
    To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding