Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Writing Styles in Faust. First Part

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Point of View

When dealing with a play, it is hard to determine a specific point of view through which the story is told. Each players' lines are their own words and thoughts, so in that way the play is told through the first person point of view of each character as they get their own individual turn to speak.

The story is told almost entirely through dialogue. The few exceptions include stage directions and brief descriptions of sets. Although this work was intended to be acted out in front of an audience, actions are not a big key in understanding the play. Therefore, this play is just as meaningful as one reads the script as a piece of literature as it would be if seen acted.

Setting

Since this is a play, settings are obviously very important to those wishing to reproduce the work. The setting for each...

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