Women in the Crucible
The Skewed Role of Women in The Crucible
The outlook on gender roles in today’s advanced society is in drastic contrast to the views portrayed in The Crucible, set in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, depicts women as weak creatures, who are expected to submit to men, and whose only access to power is through dishonest means.
None of the females in The Crucible possess extreme power, but the truthful, pure-hearted, and family oriented women seem to be even