This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Heinrich Faust - This character is a learned individual who struggles mightily with his or her faith and succumbs to the temptation for more knowledge and earthly delights.
Mephistopheles - This character is a charming individual who, though disdainful of humans, delights in tempting them away from God.
Margareta (Gretchen) - This character is a pious innocent whose life soon turns tragic after giving into his or her feelings of desire.
Wagner - This character is a young scholar.
Valentine - This character is a soldier for whom honor amongst family is very...
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