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Robinson Crusoe, The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of

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Defoe romance, 1719

Fishburn and Hughes: The protagonist of Defoe's adventure story Robinson Crusoe (1719). The allusion to the footprint refers to the horror and fear felt by Crusoe as he realises that the island on which he has been shipwrecked is inhabited. Fear shatters his faith in God. At first he thinks the footsteps may be Satan's; then that they belong to someone even more dangerous, such as a savage; and ultimately that they may be his own. In the end his faith prevails and he prays to God and 'was no more sad - at least, not on that occasion'. The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim