The Role Of Reverend Hale In The Crucible

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Have you ever thought of anybody religious dealing with a complicated situation? In the play, The Crucibles written by the playwright Arthur Miller, is about a witchcraft situation in Salem, Massachusetts that was causing people to lose their lives. There was an intellectual Beverly minister named John Hale who was there to fix the witchcraft situation because witchcraft is known as something to communicate with evil spirits. After spending time in Salem dealing with the problem, he was noticing that people who were to blame manipulated the judges into thinking that they are innocent. A suspect that he was trying to defend was John Proctor, a well-respected farmer who had an affair with an underage minor named Abigail, the main antagonist of this play who took a part of doing witchcraft. And his wife, Elizabeth Proctor who was blamed by Abigail for doing witchcraft got Proctor to be pulled into the witch trials because of a set up that Abigail cause which Reverend Hale noticed other details to why Proctor and the other victims are innocent that made Reverend Hale want to help others by convincing …show more content…
Dealing with witch trials are hard because people like Abigail would pretend to see things as if she’s hallucinating and claiming that someone’s been doing witchcrafts when she is. All of that made Reverend Hale realized that the court is not meant to be judging on other sins because the whole purpose of this was to get rid of witchcraft. Overall, Reverend Hale can see how he doesn’t know who was to blame for witchcraft until many lives were ruined that motivated him to tell the Christians to lie in order to save other

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