Was this the face that launched a thousand ships |Summary & Analysis|

The poem 'Was this the face that launched a thousand ships' is from the great tragic drama 'Doctor Faustus' (Act V Scene I) by Christopher Marlowe, the famous University Wits. Dr. Faustus is a typical renaissance icon who craves for Helen, a paragon of classical beauty and bursts into lyrical expression after seeing Helena. He... Continue Reading →

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