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They both have a fatal flaw of pride and their route to gain more power is a means to an end.

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Both Satan in Paradise Lost and Doctor Faustus in Doctor Faustus are ambitious and rebellious characters who seek power and knowledge beyond their limits. However, while Satan is portrayed as a tragic figure who falls from grace due to his pride and defiance towards God, Doctor Faustus is depicted as a morally flawed character who makes a pact with the devil out of his own selfish desires. In the end, both characters face consequences for their actions, with Satan being condemned to eternal damnation and Faustus meeting a tragic end.

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