Judgement In The Crucible

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Reverend John Hale states "Quail not before God 's judgment in this, for it may well be God damns a liar less than he that throws his life away for pride" (Miller, pg 882). Arthur Miller showcases in "The Crucible" the different priorities in the time period of the Salem witch trials, however, the book was not based off of just the Salem witch trials but also McCarthyism. So many people died and lost everything because of the wrongful statements and judgements in both time lines. Abigail Williams is a deranged mistress with an adoration for John Proctor that causes the deaths of many men and women just to replace his wife. In "The Crucible", the characters must decide if life is a greater priority than falling into the vengefulness of a subordinate girl. The numerous sacrifices made in "The Crucible" were not at all necessary due to the names, morals, and lives that were severely damaged.
In the 17th century, theology has a significantly large affect on the lives of this time. The church is the most important aspect of authority in "The Crucible". Due to the church 's influential affect on the people, if someone were to go against the church or seem as if there was any
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A person 's ability to get an occupation and courtship for marriage can be greatly affected by a person 's credibility. In "The Crucible", Williams name was tarnish around the town due to her affair with J. Proctor. Because of her sinful affiliation she was not hired to work for seven months and no families in the town would call for her services. She is questioned regarding her innocence and if she is soiled (Miller, pg 835). Even though there is no hard validation to prove absolutely that Williams did commit sin, since she was associated with sin she was no longer respectable. It does not help that the source of her questioning innocents is a extremely respectable name that is known not to lie due to lying being a

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