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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. Who criticizes the dancing on the mountain?
(b) The Huckster-Witch.
(d) The Proctophantamist.
2. In the final scene, "A Prison," where does Gretchen want Faust to go?
(a) The gallows.
(b) The cemetary.
(c) The pond.
(d) The church.
3. What can Mephistopheles not do for Gretchen in "A Gloomy Day?"
(a) Absolve her of her sins.
(b) Bring her mother back to life.
(c) Set her free from prison.
(d) Restore her virginity.
4. Who is Valentine?
(a) Gretchen's brother.
(b) Gretchen's fiance.
(c) Gretchen's cousin.
(d) Gretchen's father.
5. Who is Barbara?
(a) Faust's daughter.
(b) An unwed, pregnant girl.
(c) Mephistopheles's favorite witch.
(d) Gretchen's sister.
Short Answer Questions
1. What about Faust concerns Gretchen the most?
2. Why does Mephistopheles come to Gretchen's cell at the end of the play?
3. What does Mephistopheles agree to do if Faust frees Gretchen?
4. For what reasons does Gretchen want Faust to go to a particular location in "A Prison"?
5. What does Mephistopheles proclaim to be Gretchen's fate at the end of the play?
Short Essay Questions
1. What visions do Faust and Mephistopheles claim to have to their dancing partners?
2. Describe the enormity of Gretchen's sorrows.
3. What happens to Gretchen at the end of "A Cathedral"?
4. How does Valentine react to Gretchen's plight, as well as the presence of Faust?
5. Describe the seduction of Gretchen up until the end of "A Forest Cavern."
6. What comprises Valentine's final moments alive?
7. What is Walpurgis Night?
8. What does Faust fear in regards to his relationship with Gretchen about Mephistopheles?
9. Why does Mephistopheles keep trying to subvert Faust from examining his vision of Gretchen?
10. What does Faust ask of Gretchen during "Martha's Garden" and how does she (and Mephistopheles) react to this?
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