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Faust. Part Two Summary
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Faust. Part Two Summary

Plot Summary

Faust, Part II, is the continuation of the Faust story after the death of Gretchen in Part I. Goethe wrote Part II several decades after he finished Part I and there is a marked difference in themes. Part II shows Faust and Mephistopheles traveling through time and space, interacting with mythological figures and ultimately, Faust overcoming the snares of the devil.

In Act I, we find Faust sleeping on the side of a mountain awakened by the messenger Ariel. Eventually he joins Mephistopheles who has taken over the role of the fool in the court of the Holy Roman Emperor. The emperor's realm is in turmoil because the emperor does not have the money he needs to pay his bills. Mephistopheles tells the emperor that he can have as much money as he want if only he starts issuing paper money based on treasure supposedly buried underground. The...

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