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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mephistopheles conjure in the battle to help the emperor in Act IV?
2. What authority does the archbishop demand from the emperor in Scene 3 of Act IV?
3. When Faust decides to help the emperor, what does Mephistopheles turn him into?
4. Where have Faust and Helen been staying in Scene 3 of Act III?
5. What does Maia steal from Poseidon?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the chorus feel in regards to Arcadia in Act III?
2. What prompts Euphorion to climb to great heights and fly?
3. For what reasons has the emperor's kingdom begun to collapse in Act IV?
4. What does the chorus transform into at the end of Act III?
5. What does Faust bid his son to beware of in Act II?
6. What does Faust claim as his true desire to Mephistopheles in Scene 1 of Act IV?
7. How does the chorus describe Mephistopheles' appearance in Scene 1 of Act III?
8. Initially after the battle how does the emperor feel in Act IV?
9. What does Faust discuss with his commanders when he learns that Menelaus is coming to regain Helen in Act III?
10. In Act III, what are some of Helen's doubts an fears about Menelaus's intentions?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Faust a lot of focus is given to the issues of good versus evil and beautiful versus ugly. Using specific characters and situations discuss how Goethe highlights this dichotomy and specifically how the idea of beautiful versus ugly relates to good versus evil.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout Faust Part II there are several journeys made by different characters. Discuss at least two specific journeys and how they could be viewed as extended metaphors for character development of the characters who undertake these journeys.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the dramatic structure of Faust Part II. Use textual evidence to designate the expository, rising action, the climax, falling action and denouement in this literary work.
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