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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 prohibits Speed-booty and Havequick from packing away a pile of gold on their backs?
2. What does the landscape remind Mephistopheles of in Scene 1 of Act IV?
3. What modern luxurious city does Mephistopheles describe to Faust in Scene 1 of Act IV?
4. What event does Mephistopheles claim caused the creation of the mountains and valleys in Act IV?
5. What does Maia steal from Hephaestus?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the archbishop convince the emperor to give power to the church at the end of Act IV?
2. What prompts Euphorion to climb to great heights and fly?
3. What does Faust bid his son to beware of in Act II?
4. Why is Faust's castle so alien to Helen?
5. What does Faust claim as his true desire to Mephistopheles in Scene 1 of Act IV?
6. How was Faust transported in the beginning of Act IV?
7. How does Mephistopheles treat Helen's servants in Scene 1 of Act III?
8. Describe the setting of Scene 3 of Act IV.
9. What nostalgic tale does Mephistopheles recount in Act IV?
10. How are the heralds sent by the emperor to the rival emperor received in Scene 2 of Act IV?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Goethe relies heavily on classical myths and legends that are already established to point out a certain truth or moral. Identify at least two classical myths incorporated by Goethe into his work and discuss how he utilized these to strengthen his only establishment of an overarching moral.
Essay Topic 2
Describe how the Christian conception of good and evil is contrasted with the conception of good and evil as held by the Greeks in the novel. Use specific textual examples to illustrate the different stances and beliefs of these two paradigms.
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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