Theme Of Morality In The Play Everyman

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At the end of the 15th century, the play "Everyman" by an unknown author talks about the game of morality. The themes of this literature are: life is a pilgrimage; death is inevitable and medieval theology. It is not faith that will save Everyman, he needs learn to listen and knows what the difference is between what is salvation and condemnation. In today's day, many people struggle or experience death. Other people think too much and analyze how they are going to die, or what will happen to them when they die. The play Everyman death tends to make the main theme, as she tells Everyman that he would die. For some people, it can be difficult and for others, it is a relief to die.
Everyman is a famous play that is, subconsciously or deliberately,
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Morality is about reasons centered in respect for other people, reasons, for instance, involve respecting people by being fair and just with them, respecting their rights, keeping promises, avoiding unnecessary offense and pain to them. “The essential elements of all morality – the feeling of respect for the authority of rules” (Haidt, 2008, p. 66). The values through amusing dramatic actions into the moralities were been a fairly rich, late medieval genre encouraged by the church and civil authorities because they taught social and moral…show more content…
But at that moment he felt willing to change, because he lived a sinful life, and ask God to save him, a dramatic moment where he felt lost and asked for mercy. Everyman realized that his fortune material had no value and that it was more important the fortune of God. Everyman acts representing humanity, fighting for morality inside, although he thinks that death is evil because it comes from hell. Death is ironically a messenger of God. Everyman had discovered that while he was successful in life, the afterlife was a different story because his wealth could not go with him or count in the Book of life. Fortunately, Everyman could recover good works in his search for a company. Passion is substantial throughout the work, Everyman wants to live, tries to pay to death, begging for a company, then accept that his human life ended, asking God for forgiveness, begging him to have mercy on him. The tragedy, the fact that death is upon him and the conflict within him. To find that everything that one has lived to achieve did not matter, in the end, it is sad, unfortunately, humanity seems to follow this example, but fortunately, Everyman could change the outcome of his sinful ways. This medieval game, although tragic, had a focus on keeping the reader wondering what will happen
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