History YMMV / Faust

23rd Apr '17 1:18:56 AM BronyoftheOctaves
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* HilariousInHindsight: The name ''Faust'' has also associated with ''[[Creator/LaurenFaust someone else]]'' these days. Although some fans have joked (and even done ''fan fiction''!) in regards how she [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic created another big fanbase on the internet]].
10th Feb '17 2:11:40 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* FirstInstallmentWins: Ever heard of "Faust II"? If no, you can see why.
11th Dec '16 2:07:19 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* CompleteMonster: In this 1926 film, [[BigBad Mephisto]], stymied in his efforts to unleash the Four Horsemen on the Earth, makes a bet with an angel, over whether he can [[TheCorrupter corrupt the soul]] of Doctor Faust. Spreading disease throughout Faust's hometown—and murdering a priest when the latter notices his presence—Mephisto offers convinces Faust to [[DealWithTheDevil sell him his soul in exchange for the power to heal his neighbours]]. When Faust's neighbours turn on him, Mephisto turns the doctor into a younger man, and takes him to Parma, where he forces the Duchess of Parma to fall in love with Faust, then kills her husband in a duel. He later forces Gretchen, an innocent girl, to fall in love with Faust, only to [[FrameUp subsequently frame Faust and her]] for the murder of her mother and brother, resulting in her being burned at the stake, and Faust [[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide]].

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* CompleteMonster: In this 1926 film, [[BigBad Mephisto]], stymied in his efforts to unleash the [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse Four Horsemen Horsemen]] on the Earth, makes a bet with an angel, over whether he can [[TheCorrupter corrupt the soul]] of Doctor Faust. Spreading disease throughout Faust's hometown—and murdering a priest when the latter notices his presence—Mephisto offers convinces Faust to [[DealWithTheDevil sell him his soul in exchange for the power to heal his neighbours]]. When Faust's neighbours turn on him, Mephisto turns the doctor into a younger man, and takes him to Parma, where he forces the Duchess of Parma to fall in love with Faust, then kills her husband in a duel. He later forces Gretchen, an innocent girl, to fall in love with Faust, only to [[FrameUp subsequently frame Faust and her]] for the murder of her mother and brother, resulting in her being burned at the stake, and Faust [[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide]].
7th Feb '16 7:41:35 AM Berrenta
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* FauxSymbolism: Do you mean that Mephistopheles does ''not'' stand for Martin Luther, UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, or The Tri-Lateral Commission?



* [[FauxSymbolism What Do You Mean It's Not Symbolic?]]: Do you mean that Mephistopheles does ''not'' stand for Martin Luther, UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, or The Tri-Lateral Commission?

!! ''Theatre/{{Faust}}'' duology by Creator/JohannWolfgangVonGoethe

* MagnumOpus: From Goethe's first draft of a ''Faust'' play to the completion of ''Theatre/FaustII'', sixty years passed.

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* [[FauxSymbolism What Do You Mean It's Not Symbolic?]]: Do you mean that Mephistopheles does ''not'' stand for Martin Luther, UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, or The Tri-Lateral Commission?

!! ''Theatre/{{Faust}}'' duology by Creator/JohannWolfgangVonGoethe

* MagnumOpus: From Goethe's first draft of a ''Faust'' play to the completion of ''Theatre/FaustII'', sixty years passed.
11th Oct '15 9:10:09 AM ACW
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*CompleteMonster: In this 1926 film, [[BigBad Mephisto]], stymied in his efforts to unleash the Four Horsemen on the Earth, makes a bet with an angel, over whether he can [[TheCorrupter corrupt the soul]] of Doctor Faust. Spreading disease throughout Faust's hometown—and murdering a priest when the latter notices his presence—Mephisto offers convinces Faust to [[DealWithTheDevil sell him his soul in exchange for the power to heal his neighbours]]. When Faust's neighbours turn on him, Mephisto turns the doctor into a younger man, and takes him to Parma, where he forces the Duchess of Parma to fall in love with Faust, then kills her husband in a duel. He later forces Gretchen, an innocent girl, to fall in love with Faust, only to [[FrameUp subsequently frame Faust and her]] for the murder of her mother and brother, resulting in her being burned at the stake, and Faust [[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide]].
4th Sep '15 7:44:05 PM nombretomado
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* [[FauxSymbolism What Do You Mean It's Not Symbolic?]]: Do you mean that Mephistopheles does ''not'' stand for Martin Luther, NapoleonBonaparte, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, or The Tri-Lateral Commission?

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* [[FauxSymbolism What Do You Mean It's Not Symbolic?]]: Do you mean that Mephistopheles does ''not'' stand for Martin Luther, NapoleonBonaparte, UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, or The Tri-Lateral Commission?
24th Aug '14 1:29:54 PM valar55
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Even in individual versions, there is considerable variation in how characters in the story are treated. Faust -- driven to his bargain from love or suffering mankind, or looking for a cheap and easy way to lord it over others? Mephistopheles -- AntiHero seeking to subvert God's injustice, or diabolical hater wanting to damn others to his own misery? Wagner? Gretchen? The Emperor? God? The variations are endless.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Even in individual versions, there is considerable variation in how characters in the story are treated. Faust -- driven to his bargain from love or for suffering mankind, or looking for a cheap and easy way to lord it over others? Mephistopheles -- AntiHero seeking to subvert God's injustice, or diabolical hater wanting to damn others to his own misery? Wagner? Gretchen? The Emperor? God? The variations are endless.
12th Jul '14 1:30:07 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* [[FauxSymbolism What Do You Mean It's Not Symbolic?]]: Do you mean that Mephistopheles does ''not'' stand for Martin Luther, NapoleonBonaparte, AdolfHitler, or The Tri-Lateral Commission?

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* [[FauxSymbolism What Do You Mean It's Not Symbolic?]]: Do you mean that Mephistopheles does ''not'' stand for Martin Luther, NapoleonBonaparte, AdolfHitler, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, or The Tri-Lateral Commission?
13th Jan '13 3:47:58 AM LordGro
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!! ''Theatre/{{Faust}}'' duology by Creator/JohannWolfangVonGoethe

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!! ''Theatre/{{Faust}}'' duology by Creator/JohannWolfangVonGoethe
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13th Jan '13 3:47:41 AM LordGro
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!! ''Theatre/{{Faust}}'' duology by Creator/JohannWolfangVonGoethe

* MagnumOpus: From Goethe's first draft of a ''Faust'' play to the completion of ''Theatre/FaustII'', sixty years passed.
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