Dynamic Characters In The Crucible

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The Crucible Character Essay
Characters are an important part of every story. They help add interest, conflict, and they basically just keep the story moving along. This story is about a woman named Abigail and her friends accusing people of witchcraft because they want attention. The people of this town start noticing that innocent people are being accused and a man named John stands up and says something about it. The characters Reverend John Hale, Abigail Williams, and Mary Warren are the important characters in this story that help prove the theme that Peer pressure can sometimes be bad.
The most dynamic character throughout the story was Reverend Hale. In the beginning he was a firm believer that witchcraft was present in Salem. He had come to Salem to find those who conspired with the devil, in the text we see that he says “ Have no fear now- we shall find him out if he is among us, and I mean to crush him utterly if he has shown his face”. Then eventually he starts realizing how many good-hearted people are being accused by the girls and starts being thinking about the situation. He starts trying to help out those accused
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In the beginning she goes to the woods because a bunch of her friends were going as well. She didn't say anything about dancing for the devil until after the other girls did. She started accusing other people of witchcraft after Abigail Williams did. John eventually had made her confess that they were pretending. She was confessing for the court until the girls came in and started talking, then she switched sides to a believer again, we know this because she says this to John “ You're the Devil's man! I’ll not hang with you! I love God, I love God.” And then she accused John of conspiring with the devil. Peer pressure had caused her to do all of this, so she is the character who proves the theme the

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