Faust: the second part of the tragedy, Part 2
A magnificent drama shaped by themes of redemption and salvation, Faust is the magnum opus of Goethe, athe last true polymath to walk the eartha (George Eliot). As his journey continues, Faust follows Mephistopheles through ancient Greek mythology. Deeply smitten by the incomparably beautiful Helen of Troy, Faust marries Helen, embodying for Goethe his aimaginative longing to join poetically the Romantic medievalism of the Germanic West to the classical genius of the Greeks.a Faust, Part II even includes eerie premonitions of such modern phenomena as inflation and the creation of life by scientific synthesis.
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Act Four Act Three already Anaxagoras ancient appear Battle of Pharsalus Baucis beauty Cabiri chariot Chiron CHORUS Classical Walpurgis Night comes death Devil Dioscuri dramatic dream earth Eckermann Emperor enters eternal Euphorion Exit eyes feel fire flames fool German ghosts give goddess Goethe Goethe's Faust gold GRABBER Greek Gretchen ground Gryphons head hear heart Helen Heracles HERALD hero Homunculus human LADY Lamiae land light live look LOOTFAST Lord Lynceus lyric magic Menelaus MEPHISTO Mephistopheles moon Mothers mountain Nereids NEREIDS AND TRITONS Nereus never Odysseus once Peneus Philemon Philemon and Baucis PHORCIDES PHORCYAS play Plutus poem poet Poetic business poetry Proteus rock scene sense shape shining singing SIRENS Sparta Sphinxes spirit stand striving Telchines tell THALES there's Thessaly things thought treasure Troy verse Wagner Walpurgis Night Weimar woman women word Zeus