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    Abby & John changed their relationship exponentially for the worse, & from their newly-formed relationship came forth the beginning of the Salem Witch trials. When we look at “the Crucible” by Arthur Miller, we see how much confusion is occurring in Salem at the time, & the amount of destruction being dealt by the girls. Although a lot of it had to do with religious beliefs, it's believed that the pre-existing relationships with people had played a major role. The relationship that John &…

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    attributes that are suitable for a modern day tragic hero. Moreover, many can agree that John Proctor, the main protagonist of The Crucible, exemplifies Miller’s theory of a modern day tragic hero in numerous ways. By Arthur Miller’s definition, John Proctor is a tragic hero. Furthermore, John Proctor displays traits of a tragic hero due to his lack of complexity, he is a reasonably bunt and honest man. Additionally, John is an average man and has a powerful inclination to help the people that…

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    Was John Proctor a good or bad person? There is room for debate about this question. Both sides have good reasons to believe their theory John Proctor is accused of witchcraft. He is hanged in the ending of the play. The people that believe that he was a bad guy have a pretty good reason in believing this to be true. Near the end of the play, he said “God is dead.” This seems to indicate he was not so nice. However, let me give you my reasons for why I believe was a good man. All throughout…

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    John Proctor Significance

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    In this quotation, Proctor is speaking to Abigail about their problems from the past. Proctor tries to get away from his problems with her because it has brought him shame and doubt in his life. Abigail would be significant because she explains the details of what has happened back in the past with John Proctor. She tries to take away or kill John Proctor’s wife as of taking him for herself. In the world today, many people are seen to have lust or greed because of how they are feeling. Some…

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    Crucible John Proctor experiences a catastrophic event where both his wife, him, and many of the towns people are accused of witchcraft. Before Proctor was accused he had an affair with a girl named Abigail. Proctor’s doesn’t tell anyone until he’s confronted with questioning where he confesses. Proctor’s desire to keep a good name within the community is what ultimately brings upon his downfall. This many seem like the story of a tragic hero, but he doesn’t fit all of the criteria. John Proctor…

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    John Proctor Character Analysis Throughout both the play and the movie John Proctor has a large role in the town. He has both good and bad times and his opinion carries a lot of weight in the town. He is a major character because he has a large impact on what others do at many times. I have chosen to analyse John because his internal struggles are very intriguing and help to show how we all feel at times about ourselves. John Proctor has a lot of importance in the areas of personality,…

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    John Proctor was known to play a huge role during the witch trials in Salem. Many would classify him has a tragic hero because of all of the characteristics he has. John is a tragic hero because he had outstanding qualities that came with trouble, flaws that wounded him deeply, and a reversal that affected the story. John Proctor is a tragic hero because of his outstanding quality of defending what he loved: his religion and wife. When Hale came to the Proctor house to question them about not…

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    not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, forever and ever.(Movie, last scene)” In the book The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, these were John Proctor’s last words before he was pushed off of the platform and was hanged to his death. Proctor was a tragic hero, according to Aristotle’s definition, “A man doesn’t become a hero until he can see the root of his own downfall.” A tragic hero must have a few different traits, including…

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    conversation between John and Elizabeth Proctor in the play the Crucible, John becomes very angered because no matter what he does, Elizabeth will not stop begin resentful and suspicious of John. He feels that Elizabeth is accusing him of continuing the affair that he had many years ago. John Proctor has had an affair before with the Proctor’s old servant, Abigail. Elizabeth is aware of this affair. Recently has claimed that she has been bewitched and is accusing many people of bewitching her.…

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    were a few characters that wanted to preserve their reputation such as John Proctor, who was a farmer married to Elizabeth another character in the play, they lived right outside of Salem. John was a demanding and filthy mouth man who despises insincerity. However, he had a secret affair with Abigail Williams, and this alone would affect the way John acts toward Abigail’s trial, also it would later corroborate his demise. John hesitated to report Abigail as a fraud because he was worried about…

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