Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the emperor sign at the end of Act IV?
2. Who does Faust claim sent him to the emperor?
3. Who pardons Lynceus?
4. Which God, does Mephistopheles tell the creation myth of to the chorus in Act III?
5. Who is attempting to take the kingdom of the emperor in Act IV?
Essay Topic 1
Throughout Faust Part II, Goethe employs differing use of meter and rhyme structure as formal elements of the novel. Identify at least two separate meters and rhyme structures used and discuss why Goethe shifted from one to the other in the novel.
Essay Topic 2
A recurrent theme in Faust is that of power, and how characters desire or gain power. Compare and contrast the pursuit of power as exhibited by two different characters and how it either shifts throughout the novel or remains the same.
Essay Topic 3
One theme that is accentuated by Goethe throughout Faust, but particularly in the masquerade carnival of Act I, is that of the establishment of social classes and the stereotypes that exist within them. Discuss at least three instances where this theme is displayed and comment on what societal commentary Goethe may be making by using this theme.
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