How does Marlowe's Doctor Faustus relate to Dante and Everyman?

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Marlowe's Doctor Faustus does relate to the concept of Everyman as seen in Dante's Divine Comedy because, at least in part, both have strong central thematic elements foregrounding God's salvation—even for ordinary humans in a sinful condition—attained through repentance and calling upon God's name, a dominant theme in Everyman (The Summoning of Everyman , 15th century), the play most connected with the Everyman character type. Both plays also examine the idea of the heroic nature of the ordinary,...

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