The Crucible, a Tragedy? Essay
reader to see that John Proctor is, indeed, a tragic hero because he comes from a high position in society, has a tragic flaw, has a reversal of fortune, and finally an epiphany.
There’s definitely a feeling of catharsis at the end of The Crucible. When John, Martha, and Rebecca died for what they believe in its not fair because they’re paying for everything Danforth, Parris, and Abigail are doing. Due to this injustice the reader feels pity for the characters of Danforth, Parris, and Abigail