Perception of Death in "Everyman" The Summoning of Everyman is a play from the 15th century that is about English morality. Everyman explores the concept of Christian salvation through a series of discussion about how man can attain it. There is a strong presence of good and evil in the play and the free will of man to choose good or evil deeds is what judgment after death is based on. God is the great judge of man and whether he used free will for good or evil. The concept is similar to bookkeeping and the tallying of debits and credits. The play then is an accounting of Everyman’s deeds in life to determine which weighed heaviest good or evil. It is important to note that the characters, all the characters, are allegorical and...The end:
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