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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. For what does Gretchen ask permission when she is unable to recognize Faust in her cell?
(a) To contact her lover.
(b) To pray to God.
(c) To feed her baby.
(d) To sleep awhile longer.
2. In what language is the song heard during "A Cathedral"?
3. What purpose does Gretchen's song serve in prison?
(a) She is trying to fool everyone into thinking she is mad.
(b) She is trying to figure out who is responsible for her plight.
(c) She is trying to send a message to Faust.
(d) She thinks she is singing to her child.
4. Why does Valentine duel Mephistopheles and Faust?
(a) He thinks Faust raped Gretchen.
(b) Mephistopheles cast a spell on Valentine to manipulate him into a duel.
(c) He is protecting Gretchen's honor.
(d) Faust insulted him.
5. What does Gretchen finally admit to Faust before she leaves for home?
(a) She hates Mephistopheles.
(b) She is not in love with Faust.
(c) She does not wish to lose her virginity.
(d) She has thought about killing herself before.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why was Gretchen forced to raise her now-deceased sister and take care of the house when she was younger?
2. What does Mephistopheles agree to do if Faust frees Gretchen?
3. What does Mephistopheles proclaim to be Gretchen's fate at the end of the play?
4. What is the Huckster-Witch attempting to do during "Walpurgis Night"?
5. What reason does Martha cite for not inviting Mephistopheles to stay longer with her at the end of "A Garden"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why must Faust lie to Martha about her husband?
2. What does Faust admit to being jealous of and why?
3. Why is Gretchen is prison?
4. Describe Faust's vision of Gretchen.
5. What happens to Gretchen at the end of "A Cathedral"?
6. How does Valentine react to Gretchen's plight, as well as the presence of Faust?
7. Why is Gretchen unable to recognize Faust when he comes to her in prison?
8. Describe Martha and Mephistopheles's interactions in "A Garden."
9. What purpose does "At the Well" serve in terms of story and character?
10. Describe the enormity of Gretchen's sorrows.
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