Faust. First Part Summary
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Faust. First Part Summary

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...

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