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The Moral of Everyman

Summary: The 15th-century English morality play "Everyman" warns of the need to be prepared for death and that everyone will be held accountable for how he or she lives his life. Told by Death to make a journey of change before his final judgment, Everyman goes in search of companions who will make the journey with him. After being turned down by his unworthy companions Fellowship, Kindred, and Goods, Everyman turns to Good Deeds, who becomes able to make the journey after Knowledge guides Everyman to salvation.
The moral of Everyman is to warn everyone that they need to be prepared for death. There will come a day when the soul will be taken from the body and everyone will be held accountable for how he lives his life.

In the play, God sends Death to warn Everyman to make a journey of change before his final judgment. Everyman stated to Death that the time was far away, but Death informs him that his worldly position is worthless. Everyman must take the journey and consider changing his wicked deeds into good as he goes. Everyman was also advised that he may be accompanied by anyone who was willing to face death with him.

Pursuing a companion, Everyman remembers a close friend, Fellowship. He explains the troubling situation to Fellowship. Fellowship reminds Everyman of their friendship and vow to go anywhere with one another...

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