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    all these other people did witch craft or she saw their dark black spirt. To conclude Abigail Williams was not even close to being a Puritan women. She never did anything like the other women and was just strait up different. I gave my reasons I know their is more but those are the main ones I thought were the best options to write on. The Salem witch trials were a very strange thing and that happened. Just imagine if the girls did not accuse all those other people and how different how history would be. Johnson 3 Works Cited Day-Lewis,Daniel, and WinonaRyder, Actor. The Crucible. Arthur Miller, 2011. Miller, Arthur. The Crucible. New York, Penguin Books,1995.…

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    The Power of Integrity If you were given a choice: your integrity or your life, which would you chose? In the play, The Crucible, the author, Arthur Miller, reveals that most people chose their life over their integrity. The Crucible illustrates that this decision leads greater chaos and distrust through the hysteria that occurred in Salem in 1692. In this time people start to lie and accuse their neighbor of witchcraft to save themselves from the punishment, while their neighbors either hang…

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    Merricat believed everything in her life was standard, there were routines to follow each day and the sisters rarely strayed from their habits. Their “castle” was more of a fortress, most people weren’t allowed in and those who were rarely left. When Charles visited, Merricat treated him as an invader and felt disgusted when he “tainted” everything. Constance also developed agoraphobia from being out of touch with the outside world. Merricat eventually burned the house down to get rid of…

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    Themes In The Crucible

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    Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” is a play that exhibits brutal accusations, human indecency, and a scramble for power. My Chemical Romance’s song, “Teenagers”, is about fitting in, taking a stand, and class struggle. There are numerous parallels between Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” and My Chemical Romance’s “Teenagers” including class struggle, fear, corruption of power, in and out groups, image, and human nature. Arthur Miller wrote “The Crucible” as a result of the fear of communism in…

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    adultery. By not signing his name, John knew that execution would await him. He was okay with this because he knew he was going to be with God. Therefore, both main characters come to terms with their mistakes, accepted them and became free. Also in Act 4 of The Crucible, John says, "Damn the village! I confess to God, and God has seen my name on this! It is enough!"(239), showing them he knew that he does not have to show the whole town to be forgiven by God. At the end of the novel, The…

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    Arthur Miller demonstrates through his play, The Crucible, that John Proctor, the main protagonist, is indeed a modern tragic hero. Throughout another one of Miller’s works, his essay “Tragedy and the Common Man”, he explains who and what a tragic hero really is. This helps to inform the reader about Proctor’s stance as a common tragic hero. Throughout the play, The Crucible, John Proctor faces many obstacles and challenges. Soon after we are introduced to Proctor in the play, we learn that he…

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    This could be due to the fact that he wants to be seen as a tough man who can take care of himself… but he takes this too far. I’ve talked about how Troy doesn’t support Cory’s dreams, but I haven’t talked about how he doesn’t even act like he loves or cares about him. In Fences, Cory starts a conversation by asking Troy why he has never liked him and Troy responds with, “Like you? I go out of here every morning . . . bust my butt . . . putting up with them crackers every day . . . cause I like…

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    The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, tells the story about a tangle of lies, misunderstandings, and deaths in the town of Salem during the time of witch trials. In the story, Abigail Williams along with a group of girls who follow her, between they Mary Warren, are responsible for falsely accusing the vast majority of people in the town of alleged relationships with the Devil, an act that the highest authorities believe. In this occasion, Miller treats topics such as integrity, revenge,…

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    1 / 2 Lexi Punturo The Crucible Theme Analysis Theme #1: Reputation Reputation is one of the many concerns for the characters in The Crucible . Everyone wants a good name in the town because they do not want to get accused of witchcraft or being a husband of a witch. As the play starts out, Reverend Parris ( the Minister of Salem) finds out that Betty Parris and the other girls have being dancing outside. Later, people all believed that the "dancing" was a form of witchcraft and this was…

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    John Proctor is the tragic hero in The Crucible by Arthur Miller. The downfall of John in the play is due to a human flaw, which largely qualifies him as a tragic hero. John is a respectable farmer, who has a high social status .The tragic flaw was the physical attraction he had towards Abigail Williams, yet he had a wife. His wife realizes his husband’s acts of adultery and gets jealous. Proctor knows that he has the option to confess the deed. However, his pride comes in his way and he is…

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