Faust. First Part - Gretchen's Room, Martha's Garden, and At The Well Summary & Analysis

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Gretchen's Room, Martha's Garden, and At The Well Summary

In the scene "Gretchen's Room" Gretchen broods on the sorrow she feels when Faust is not near her. She misses the sound of his voice, his smile and his kisses. In the following scene Gretchen walks again with Faust. As they talk, she discusses Faust's relationship with Mephistopheles' and the condition of Faust's soul. Gretchen believes Mephistopheles to be a bad influence on Faust. She admits she hates the man.

Before Gretchen goes home, Faust asks her if they can sleep together. Gretchen is afraid her mother will wake up and catch them. To keep the mother from waking Faust gives Gretchen a sleeping potion to give to her mother. He convinces Gretchen the potion is safe and will have no lasting effects on her mother. Gretchen agrees. After...

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