The Importance Of A Good Name In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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In the story ‘The Crucible” it shows in many characters that a good name is more important than the truth. Also there are the characters who rather stand up for the truth than their name. John Proctor is someone who cared about the truth more than his name because he died for what they stood for. Deputy Governor Danforth and Mary Warren is someone who cared for their name more than the truth. Danforth had the chance to stop the hangings but he did not want to jeopardize his name because he would have to admit that he was wrong about the whole trail. Elizabeth is an example that a name is more important because she lied in the court to protect Proctor’s name.

John Proctor who started off worrying about his reputation, in the end he began

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