The Second Shepherd’s Play

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Anonymous

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The Second Shepherd’s Play Symbols

Sheep

The sheep Mak steals from the three shepherds—Coll, Gyb, and Daw—symbolizes Christ, the Lamb of God. Wrapped in swaddling clothes and visited by three shepherds bearing gifts, the sheep represents…

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The Three Gifts

The three gifts that Coll, Gyb, and Daw bring for the Christ child—a bunch of cherries, a bird, and a ball—symbolize Christ’s status as the Son of God. With their crimson-red juices, the…

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