Please explain and analyze this quotation from Doctor Faustus? Faustus I charge thee wait upon me whilst I live To do whatever Faustus shall command: Be it to make the moon drop from her sphere, Or the ocean to overwhelm the world. Faustus Did not he charge thee to appear to me? Mephastophilis No, I came now hither of mine own record. Please explain in simple terms.

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Faustus :I charge thee wait upon me whilst I live; To do whatever Faustus shall command:

This is the moment in Scene III when Faustus meets Mephistophilis and tells him, verbatim, "I command you that you serve me throughout the rest of my life and you will do whatever I want you to do".

Be it to make the moon drop from her sphere,Or the ocean to overwhelm the world.

Basically Faustus tells Mephistophilis that he MEANS IT when he says "whatever he wants", even if it is something out of this world, or considered...

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