Go gentle into that good night

One thing that was on my mind all through Doctor Faustus was how Meph and Faustus act like they’re in love. From the oath:

“I, John Faustus of Wittenberg, Doctor, by these presents do give both body and soul to Lucifer, Price of the East, and his minister Mephastophilis…”

(Act II, Scene i, lines 105-107)

(Minor point: how can you give your body and soul to two different entities?)

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