History Theatre / Faust

25th Jun '17 11:03:47 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TheIngenue: Gretchen, the innocent young girl whose love eventually plays a part in redeeming Faust.

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* TheIngenue: Gretchen, the innocent young girl whose love eventually plays a part in redeeming [[LoveRedeems redeeming]] Faust.
23rd May '17 3:28:07 AM KaraMergen
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Mephistopheles openly addresses the audience in several scenes and even inserts some occasional meta commentary on himself as a mythological/fictional character.


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** Ironically, many theatrical posters and book covers of ''Faust'' feature Mephistopheles and not the main character who is, you know, right there in the title.
5th Mar '16 10:33:11 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* ProtagonistTitle
5th Mar '16 10:31:28 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* BigBad: Mephistopheles, AKA {{Satan}}, is responsible for everything with his manipulation of Faust.
27th Jan '16 6:23:42 PM aye_amber
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* {{Remake}}: Goethe certainly knew ''Theatre/DoctorFaustus'' and to a degree the duology is a remake of the Marlowe play.

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* {{Remake}}: TheRemake: Goethe certainly knew ''Theatre/DoctorFaustus'' and to a degree the duology is a remake of the Marlowe play.
27th Jan '16 6:16:59 PM aye_amber
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* ''Theatre/FaustFirstPartOfTheTragedy'' (1808): Faust makes a deal with the demon Mephistopheles and engages in a love-affair with the innocent Gretchen which has dire consequences for the latter.

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* ''Theatre/FaustFirstPartOfTheTragedy'' (1808): Faust makes a deal with the demon Mephistopheles and engages in a love-affair love affair with the innocent Gretchen which has dire consequences for the latter. latter.



!! Tropes present in both parts of ''Faust'':

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!! Tropes present in both parts of ''Faust'':''Faust:''



* LighterAndSofter: [[spoiler:The most famous version of the ''Faust'' story to end with Faust's salvation rather than damnation and fall into hell.]]

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* LighterAndSofter: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The most famous version of the ''Faust'' story to end with Faust's salvation rather than damnation and fall into hell.]]



* SparedByTheAdaptation: Goethe is the first author that [[spoiler:has Faust go to Heaven.]]
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* SparedByTheAdaptation: Goethe is the first author that [[spoiler:has [[spoiler: has Faust go to Heaven.]]
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9th May '15 12:54:20 AM LordGro
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* {{Familiar}}: As his part of his deal with Faust, Mephistopheles becomes Faust's permanent companion and servant. In other words, he is Faust's familiar.
2nd Apr '15 4:10:02 PM DoktorvonEurotrash
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* FlamingDevil: Mephistopheles is not 101% heterosexual.

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* FlamingDevil: Mephistopheles is not 101% heterosexual. heterosexual.
* TheIngenue: Gretchen, the innocent young girl whose love eventually plays a part in redeeming Faust.
* LighterAndSofter: [[spoiler:The most famous version of the ''Faust'' story to end with Faust's salvation rather than damnation and fall into hell.]]
2nd Feb '15 12:48:08 PM LordGro
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2nd Feb '15 10:15:14 AM DavidCowie
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* FlamingDevil: Mephistopheles is not 101% heterosexual.
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