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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. Why does Faust declare Lynceus's life forfeit?
2. Why does Helen promptly return to the chorus after she leaves in Scene 1 of Act III?
3. What prohibits Speed-booty and Havequick from packing away a pile of gold on their backs?
4. What item does Speed-Booty first want to plunder from the emperor in Scene 3 of Act IV?
5. Who does Faust claim sent him to the emperor?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the archbishop convince the emperor to give power to the church at the end of Act IV?
2. Why is Faust's castle so alien to Helen?
3. How was Faust transported in the beginning of Act IV?
4. What prompts Euphorion to climb to great heights and fly?
5. What nostalgic tale does Mephistopheles recount in Act IV?
6. What are the fears of the emperor at the conclusion of Act IV?
7. What does Faust discuss with his commanders when he learns that Menelaus is coming to regain Helen in Act III?
8. How does Mephistopheles treat Helen's servants in Scene 1 of Act III?
9. How are the heralds sent by the emperor to the rival emperor received in Scene 2 of Act IV?
10. How does the chorus describe Mephistopheles' appearance in Scene 1 of Act III?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
While Faust Part II would have been more accessible to the reader of the day, Goethe does still set forth some themes that are pertinent to today's society. Select at least on main theme discussed in Faust and show how it is an apt metaphor for contemporary society today.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the importance of setting within Faust. Make sure to discuss at least three different settings and how the descriptions of those settings are integral in the development of themes and characters.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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