Essay about The Crucible By Arthur Miller
¨The term “hero” is derived from the Greek word that means a person who faces adversity, or demonstrates courage in the face of danger. However, he usually faces downfall as well. Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, characterizes these plays or stories as tragedies in which the main character is a tragic hero, who confronts his downfall due to fate, his mistake or any other social reason. A person who must evoke a sense of pity and fear in the audience.”
John Proctor’s fatal flaw leads him to his demise. His realization of his own mistakes makes him morally good because he is aware of his wrongdoings and is determined to correct those mistakes, although as a result, he dies due to his goodness after his confession.
As seen throughout the Crucible, Proctor holds his reputation of himself extremely highly; he is…