Doctor Faustus Symbols & Objects

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Books

Many books of magic are referenced in this play. Faustus is given a book by Lucifer himself. Robin later uses one of these books to get himself into trouble with his friend Ralph.

Goblet

Robin and Ralph get in trouble over a silver goblet while visiting one vintner.

Dagger

Faustus uses a dagger on several occasions to cut himself in order to write in his own blood.

Pope's Food and Drink

Faustus makes himself invisible and tortures the Pope by stealing food and drink from his banquet table.

Faustus's Horse

Faustus sells a horse that turns out to be an enchanted bale of hay.

Contract

Faustus writes a contract with the devil in his own blood that promises his soul to Lucifer in twenty-four years in exchange for Mephistophilis being his private servant.

Ripe Grapes

Faustus has Mephistophilis bring him a bowl of ripe grapes for...

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