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Metaphor in Doctor Faustus

Metaphor Examples in Doctor Faustus:


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"Apollo's laurel-bough..."   (Epilogue )

In Greek mythology, Apollo the god of light carries a laurel bough or wears a laurel crown. The laurel is a symbol of learning and wisdom. If the laurel crown is "burned" it metaphorically means that learning and wisdom have been burned.

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