Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays - Part 11 Summary & Analysis

A. C. Cawley
This Study Guide consists of approximately 45 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays.
This section contains 788 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays Study Guide

Part 11 Summary

Everyman, cont'd. Knowledge takes Everyman to Confession, who tells him that if he confesses his sins, asks for mercy and does penance, Good Deeds will be able to accompany him on his journey to meet God. Everyman does what he says, confesses (in general terms) the sins he has committed, punishes himself by beating himself with a whip, and them puts on a garment of contrition (repentance) given to him by Confession, who tells him that God loves all who wear the garment. As he does so, Good Deeds rises from the ground, renewed, and prepares to accompany him.

Good Deeds tells Everyman to call more allies, and very powerful ones: Beauty, Strength, Discretion, and the Five Wits. Everyman does as he is told, and the next group of allies appears, all agreeing to accompany him. In gratitude, Everyman vows to give half...

(read more from the Part 11 Summary)

This section contains 788 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook