Fifth Business

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Faustina Character Analysis

The beautiful assistant to Magnus Eisengrim. Faustina is portrayed as a purely physical being. Dunstan admires and loves her from afar, knowing she has a kind of relationship with Paul. One night, however, he sees Faustina and Liesl engaging in various sexual acts with one another. Liesl eventually explains that Faustina’s purpose in life is to enjoy physical love in every form.
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Faustina Character Timeline in Fifth Business

The timeline below shows where the character Faustina appears in Fifth Business. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 5: “Liesl”
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...would like to speak with him. Dunstan is introduced to Paul and his beautiful assistant, Faustina. Paul seems very uneasy at his being there, and Dunstan thinks he should go, but... (full context)
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...things: he has become indiscreet in his gossip, and he has fallen in love with Faustina. (full context)
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Though this weighs heavily on Dunstan’s mind, the issue of his love for Faustina is even more painful. He knows it is impossible for them for be together, but... (full context)
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...to sit with her, telling him she knows he is upset about seeing her with Faustina. She tells him he is like a little boy, and that his “bottled up feelings... (full context)
Part 6: “The Soirée of Illusions”
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...and his crew leave to tour the rest of South America and Europe. Dunstan gives Faustina an expensive necklace as a parting gift, and she kisses him. He also makes Paul... (full context)