Morality-play meaning

A drama in the 1400s and 1500s using allegorical characters to portray the soul's struggle to achieve salvation.
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Something viewed as exhibiting a struggle between good and evil and offering a moral lesson.
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Any of a class of allegorical dramas of the 15th and 16th cent., the characters of which personify such abstractions as Everyman, Vice, and Virtue.
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A type of allegorical drama towards the end of the Middle Ages that demonstrates a moral theme such as a character's inner struggle to attain moral enlightenment or salvation.
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