The Question and Answer section for Everyman: Morality Play is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
For then mercy and pity doth him forsake.
If his reckoning be not clear when he do come,
God will say, "Ite maledicti in ignem eternum!"
God appears only at the very beginning of the play. Angry with the way humans are behaving on Earth, God summons Death to visit Everyman and call him to account.
A doctor appears to give the epilogue. He tells the hearers to forsake Pride, Beauty, Five Wits, Strength and Discretion – all of them forsake “every man” in the end. It is only Good Deeds who goes along with you ; though, he adds, if the Good...