In conclusion both "Everyman" and "Morality Play" share both several comparisons.
The play and novel both have the protagonist go on a journey of spiritual enlightenment which occurs due to a death or impending death.
The "moralities" were a fairly rich, late medieval genre which were encouraged by the church and civil authorities because they taught social and moral values through amusing dramatic actions.
Morality characters are allegorical, and the plot's action must be interpreted as teaching something about the human condition.
The conflict between good and evil is dramatized by the interactions between characters. Middle This is similar to "Everyman" as death is also introduced early in the play.
"Almighty God, I am here at your will, Your commendation to fulfil".
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However although inescapable the quote "Except that Alms be his good friend" reveals religious aspects of his journey to death and that as he begins to realise that he may only take with him what he has done in his life and not what he owns he will begin to become a good Christian.
This is contrast to the spiritual journey which takes place in "Morality Play" as Nicholas Barber is able to have several companions on his path. Conclusion As "Everyman" progresses though we see the clear contrast as Everyman is attempting to rectify the way he has lived his life by doing as many good deeds as he can to avoid damnation.