What is a soliloquy? Critically analyze the last soliloquy of Doctor Faustus to unfold his agony and helplessness.

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A soliloquy can be defined as an act of speaking one's thoughts out loud when by oneself. In a play, it is often the case that a soliloquy reveals something very important about the character concerned, providing the audience with a privileged glimpse into what's going on inside his or her mind.

That's certainly the case with the title character's final soliloquy in Doctor Faustus . One hour away from being damned to Hell for all eternity Faustus is terrified at the prospect that awaits him. He spends his last sixty minutes on earth wondering...

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