Unit 2

Goethe's Faust

Three of many drawings by Salvador Dalí based on Faust
Dali-FaustReading Dali-LeVieuxFaust Dali-Marguerite
Faust Reading The Old Faust Marguerite

Willkommen zu Unit 2

Lesen Sie Das Buch Hiob entweder auf Deutsch oder auf Englisch. Lesen Sie Goethes Faust auf Deutsch. Benutzen Sie den englischen Text nur als Nachhilfe wenn noetig.

Schreiben Sie Ihre Antworten entweder auf Deutsch oder auf Englisch. Bitte zitieren Sie Goethes Faust nur auf Deutsch


  • Read Das Buch Hiob (Book of Job), Chapters 1 - 5, 39, 42 (skim through the remaining chapters). Refer to the questions about the text before reading and respond to them through the Discussion Board when you are through. (Discussion Board Posting 4)
  • Read Goethe's Faust, Part I. Refer to Unit 2: Faust, Part I for guidance with your reading. (Discussion Board Postings 5 - 7)
  • Read Act V of Goethe's Faust, Part II. Refer to the Unit 2: Faust, Part II for guidance with your reading.
  • Read the Wikis.
  • Post responses to the questions based on your reading and notes.
  • Respond to at least two of the Wikis with reference to the texts and research.
  • Respond with reference to the texts and research to at least two classmates' contributions.
  • Provide feedback to any responses to your contributions.

Erdgeist - Goethe
Staging sketch by Goethe: Erdgeist

Faust as Mephistopheles - McGowan
Alan McGowan: Faust as Mephistopheles

Mephistopheles - Delacroix
Eugene Delacroix: Mephistopheles