Everyman

The name derives from a 15th-century English morality play called Everyman. The contemporary everyman differs greatly from his (or her) medieval counterpart in many respects. While the medieval everyman was devoid of definite marks of individuality in order to create a universality in the moral message of the play, the contemporary storyteller may...
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Everyman

(from the article `Literature`) The serious authentic work of the year in fiction came from some giant truth tellers. Philip Roth released the short novel Everyman (`He never ... ...(1998) and The Human Stain (2000). The Plot Against America (2004) tells a counter-historical story of fascism in the United States during World ... ...
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everyman

noun the ordinary person
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Everyman

[magazine] Everyman was an English magazine from 1929-1932 edited by C. B. Purdom. The magazine covered books, drama, music and travel and featured articles by renowned authors such as Ivor Brown, Arthur Machen, G. K. Chesterton, A. E. Coppard, Bertrand Russell and many others. Everyman was founded by publisher J. M. Dent in 1912. The origi...
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Everyman

[play] The Somonyng of Everyman (The Summoning of Everyman), usually referred to simply as Everyman, is a late 15th-century morality play. Like John Bunyan`s 1678 Christian novel Pilgrim`s Progress, Everyman uses allegorical characters to examine the question of Christian salvation and what Man must do to attain it. The premise is that the ...
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Everyman

an English morality play of the 15th century, probably a version of a Dutch play, Elckerlyc. It achieves a beautiful, simple solemnity in treating ... [4 related articles]
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Everyman

Popular English morality play of the early 16th century, probably derived from an earlier Dutch play, Elckerlijc. Summoned by Death, Everyman is forsaken by his former friends - allegorical...
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Everyman

The term derives from a medieval English 'morality play'; it describes a character that seems to personify humanity, and whose adventures therefore seem to reflect the lives of 'every man.' Close audience identification is an important part of the function of the Everyman character.
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everyman

[n] - the ordinary person
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