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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 item does Havequick first want to plunder from the emperor in Scene 3 of Act IV?
3. Why does Faust declare Lynceus's life forfeit?
4. What does Helen ask Faust to teach her in Scene 2 of Act III?
5. What follows Mephistopheles and Helen as they flee at the end of Scene 1 in Act III?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the attitude of the chorus towards Faust in Scene 2 of Act III?
2. How does the archbishop convince the emperor to give power to the church at the end of Act IV?
3. How does Mephistopheles treat Helen's servants in Scene 1 of Act III?
4. What does the chorus transform into at the end of Act III?
5. In Act III, what are some of Helen's doubts an fears about Menelaus's intentions?
6. What plan is the current general describing to the emperor at the beginning of Scene 2 in Act IV?
7. Describe the setting of Scene 3 of Act IV.
8. What does Faust mean when he uses the term "modern" in regards to the palace offered by Mephistopheles in Act IV?
9. What does Faust bid his son to beware of in Act II?
10. Initially after the battle how does the emperor feel in 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
Selecting at least two formal elements of the novel, write an essay about how Goethe employs literary devices to enhance the moral of Faust Part II. Make sure and use specific textual examples to illustrate how these devices function.
Essay Topic 3
Throughout Faust, Goethe uses imagery as a metaphor for the plot and character development. Give three specific examples of these metaphors and how they relate specific actions in the plot and/or character development. Discuss why or why not they are effective as literary tools augmenting the general action.
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