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bentehawwa | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 26, 2012 at 5:29 AM via web

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Kristen Lentz | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted July 26, 2012 at 6:08 AM (Answer #2)

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I think one of the most compelling scenes is in Act II, scene I when Mephistopheles tries to convince Faustus of the reality of Hell.  Mephistopheles' depictions definitely have pictorial quality--it is chilling and horrid, but powerful none the less.

Kristen Lentz

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