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.
Faust - This character sells his soul to the devil and in return receives knowledge and experience.
Mephistopheles - This character is the devil.
Helen - This character is said to be the most beautiful woman in the world.
Lynceus - This character is the lookout for Faust and several times warns him of oncoming danger.
Philemon - This character lives in the cottage and maintains the church near Faust's land.
Baucis - This character dies of fright with her husband.
Anaxagoras - This character is a Greek philosopher who believed...
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