Everything you need to understand or teach Faust. First Part by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
The play Faust is a tragedy with the main character fighting against both Mephistopheles and his own lack of self-confidence. Faust signs a pact with Mephistopheles to serve him if Mephistopheles finds something that makes Faust want to live. Faust's search for earthly happiness ultimately leads to the destruction of a young girl through an unwed pregnancy and murder.
During a meeting between the Lord and Mephistopheles, the Lord offers Mephistopheles a challenge to try to draw Faust away from service to the Lord. Mephistopheles accepts the challenge. Faust first appears in deep melancholy as he contemplates the uselessness of the knowledge he has acquired. He is at the point of suicide when his faith is bolstered by the songs of the Easter celebration. As Faust enjoys his renewed faith, he encounters a black poodle. This poodle disturbs Faust as he tries to study the Word. The poodle...
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