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October 2, 2005

Everyman = Every Man

I know you are all sick of hearing from me, but I wondered if anyone else thinks that the main character is called Everyman because the play is meant to be a message to every person. Everyman is more a representation of human kind as a whole rather than just a single man. Or at least that is how I see it. What you all think?

Posted by LorinSchumacher at October 2, 2005 12:58 AM

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Yeah, Everyman is a name that represents every single person, which makes him easy to identify with. I think that was what the author was going for.

Posted by: Kayla Sawyer at October 2, 2005 12:42 PM

Yes Lorin, I studied this play in depth last year, and Everyman DOES symbolize every man. Everyman experiences things that EVERY MAN goes through. Good observation.

Posted by: Chera Pupi at October 2, 2005 7:52 PM

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