Faust. First Part - Evening, A Promenade, and The Neighbor's House Summary & Analysis

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Evening, A Promenade, and The Neighbor's House Summary

The scene "Evening" opens as Gretchen prepares to leave her room. She wonders to herself about Faust's identity and admits she was attracted to him. Gretchen leaves her room as Faust and Mephistopheles enter. Faust begs Mephistopheles to leave him alone in Gretchen's room. Faust explores the room, visualizing Gretchen growing up in these surroundings. After some time Mephistopheles returns to make Faust leave before Gretchen comes back. While he is there, Mephistopheles leaves a box of jewelry in Gretchen's cabinet. They leave the room just as Gretchen enters.

Gretchen notices the room is warm and opens a window. She also suddenly feels uneasy and hopes her mother will be home soon. As she undresses for bed she finds the box of jewelry in her cupboard. She is awed by the...

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