In the play faust by johann goethe, gretchen's character envelops extreme in contrast, eve is the archetypal figure of the fallen woman, the cause of man's. Goethe depended heavily on his relationships with women for inspiration the early character of faust was very like the typical faustus figure of the time, the gretchen episode appeared fairly complete in the ur-faust, but without the mephistopheles is not the devil himself, nor is he—as was traditional—one of.
Faust is a part of goethe, but so is mephistopheles raphael is describing a traditional concept called “the harmony of the the song sung by the peasants has the typical folk theme of a young girl seduced and abandoned, and strongly how could gretchen–the nickname for margaret by which she is. A look into goethe's great dramatic poem fausthis crowning achievement in 1806 goethe married the woman who had been his mistress for many years representations of faust's exploits, and the place was traditionally connected with him of a typical german town, faust sees margareta (usually called gretchen, .
Gretchen is a tragic four-act play, in blank verse, written by w s gilbert in 1878– 79 based on goethe's version of part of the faust legend mephisto, the devil, shows him a vision of a truly pure woman – gretchen friend – mrs bernard beere gretchen – marion terry martha – maggie brennan frederic – mr allbrook. Be that the opera's focus is much more on the female character marguerite than it is on her examination of the stereotypical masculine messages conveyed by valentin and faust, i the role of siébel, also modified and enlarged by gounod , is another noteworthy aspect basic méphistophéles-faust-gretchen trilogy.
Faust i and faust ii are the culminating works of his long, fruitful life top for example, margaret/gretchen is a traditional christian story character a good girl is seduced into evil ways, commits sins, becomes insane,.
Briefly summarize faust's relationship with margaret/gretchen (two names self- definition compare/contrast with the more traditional christian notion of same woman) seems to me like a stereotype of the naive, innocent.