Everyman: Morality Play Study Guide

Everyman: Morality Play

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Everyman is a morality play written in the 15th-century that presents an allegory for Christian morality and salvation. The author is unknown. The play follows the story of Everyman, who attempts to convince others to come with him on a path of righteousness so that they might be seen favorably in the eyes of God, who will weigh their sins against their good deeds after death. Everyman attempts to convince characters who symbolize ideals like knowledge and material possessions, but is ultimately left alone on his spiritual journey.

Everyman: Morality Play Book Notes