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In the medieval morality play Everyman the underlying theme is all thing faileth Save God alone231 l 841 This theme was meant to be a spiritual lesson to teach people a better way to live their lives At the time the play was written it applied very strongly as clinging to other worldly goods and relationships was a trend of the time However things have really not changed much in our current society The lessons learned in Everyman apply as strongly today as they did during medieval times One common theme culture teaches us to cling to today is beauty From the time we are born we are presented with images of others especially women who are admired for nothing more than their looks Examples of people like this would include models many actresses and singers In many of these cases we are taught that their beauty is something we should strive for forgetting all else along the way What is often overlooked is the beauty cannot last forever - even if it does not disappear until death it is not something we can keep with us forever This is demonstrated in the play when the character Everyman calls upon Beauty who comes with him to his grave As he asks her to come with him she answers I cross out all this adieu by Saint John I take my cap in my lap and am gone230 ll 800-801 At this point she abandons Everyman Culture today also teaches us to rely heavily on material goods In an age where technology is growing quickly society has many new toys and trinkets being thrown at it constantly Be it a new model car a cellular phone or faster Internet access it is being advertised as something every person absolutely must have Of course in order to buy all these things there is yet another must have which is constantly stressed as being important - money Money
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