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  • The Big Salem Lie

    their visions of the people being with the devil. Many witches have been found in Salem all which are small girls. “As hysteria spread through the community and beyond into the rest of Massachusetts, several others were accused, including Martha Corey and Rebecca Nurse–both regarded as upstanding members of church and community–and the four-year-old daughter of Sarah Good.” The case came to the attention of the town when multiple people were being killed at once from one day to another. Then…

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  • The Crucible: Summary

    In the spring of 1692, Reverend Samuel Parris was found his ten-year-old daughter, Betty, niece Abigail, slave Tituba and other girls dancing in the forest night before. Samuel Parris worried about his daughter because she cannot wake up. Someone already called Reverend John Hale, a witchcraft specialist. When John Hale starts to ask a girl who decides to do devil-worship, Abigail told him, that it was Tituba. In the same time, Putnam family came to Samuel Parris house because of their daughter…

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  • Examples Of Injustice In The Crucible

    The difference between right and wrong, and how to handle a situation like it is still something that is debated today. Some may go the extremes to kill the ones who commit the unjust, while others may simply protest. In The Crucible the characters debate whether or not the executions caused by the witch trials are unjust punishments considering how the court was never really adequate in providing evidence for the hangings. Throughout the play, there were several occurrences where the characters…

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  • The Theme Of Reputation In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

    that he was a fraud. Through the act Danforth refuse to get evidence from people because he doesn 't want to be proven wrong in act 3 giles states that he has proof that Mr.putnam daughter had cried witchery on george jacob which got him killed. “Danforth: what proof did you submit” “giles corey: My proof is there..” “ Danforth: but proof sir proof”. Here giles show him the proof but Danforth keeps deny because he know that Mr.Putnam is guilty showing that he only cares about people who are…

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  • Character Analysis Abigail Williams

    Character Analysis Chart Be sure to write a detailed description for each character (Consider appearance, personality, relationship to play/characters, and important plot events) and provide a thorough analysis of what is motivating his or her actions in the play. Character Name Page Number Introduced Description/Analysis Of Character Abigail Williams 8 When introduced, Abigail Williams is directly described as a stunningly beautiful 17 year old orphan who loves conversation and attention.…

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  • The Crucible Pride And Integrity Essay

    The Crucible, a drama by Arthur Miller takes place in Salem, Massachusetts during the Salem Witch Trials. A group of girls are taken to trial for witchcraft when they are seen dancing around a fire by the church leader. A man, John Proctor, realizes that the entire story is fake and doesn’t believe the girls. Through a previous affair with the leader of the girls, Abigail Williams, Proctor learns that there was no witchcraft present. He is opposed by the Puritan leaders and put on trial himself,…

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  • Gender Role In The Crucible

    when they began accusing influential persons within Salem. Even when fellow men were accused, the judges continued to go by their word. When John Proctor and Giles Corey went to defend their wives, the girls were trusted over them. This is a huge deal as both men were highly reputable men within Salem. When John Proctor and Giles Corey were accused, the judges showed barely any hesitation. "We are what we always were in Salem, but now the little crazy children are jangling the keys of the…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Holocaust And The Salem Witch Trials In 1692

    One hundred and fifty men, women, and children were killed during the time of the Salem Witch Trials in 1692. (The american experience, New Jersey: Pearson edu, 2010 pnnt.) Similarly, in 1933 during the Holocaust, some six million Jews were brutally and innocently killed. (The american experience, New Jersey: Pearson edu, 2010 pnnt.) The Salem Witch Trials and The Holocaust both started as something such as one person being angry. These two events killed many innocent people and changed the…

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  • The Crucible Reverend Parris Analysis

    she is a maid for John Proctor, and becomes involved in the Salem witch hunt as one of the accusers, Mary Warren has a very weak character, giving in to pressure a number of times a well-respected wealthy landowner in Salem. Francis Nurse joins Giles Corey and John Proctor in their challenge against the court when their respective wives are charged with witchcraft. He represents the inhabitants of Salem who bring harm to their family and neighbors (unlike the Putnams or Abigail who accused…

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  • Reverend Hale Character Analysis Essay

    Arthur C. Clarke once said, “The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.” The Salem Witch Trials, motivated by greed and supported by religion, defines the removal of ethics due to religious beliefs. Seventy-two year old Rebecca Nurse portrays the result of the loss of morality mentioned above as the central most tragic character in the Salem Witch Trials and The Crucible by Arthur Miller because she died respected, innocently possessing a…

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