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    “He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him!” (Miller 145). The play The Crucible, written by Author Miller, is based on the historical events that took place during the Salem Witch Trials. Many of the characters in this play are empowered by the events that take place. One of these empowered characters is the former servant of the Proctors, Abigail Williams. Abigail admitting that she was a witch, Abigail’s accusations of other being witches, and Abigail’s affair with John Proctor…

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    brought to Salem to investigate witchcraft, and he is motivated to find justice. His flaws of being easily manipulated, lack of clarity with morals, and overconfidence have led him to his ultimate downfall of “killing” many accused people. Reverend Hale’s first flaw is his lack of clarity with morals. Throughout the play, he proves to be morally ambiguous. In Act one, Hale is convinced that witchcraft exists in Salem because of the suspicions of the townspeople. He arrives in Salem, loaded…

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    The reason for Hawthorne to provide a place where the evens of the story took place was an author’s own village where he was born. As stated in Hawthorne biography “Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on July 4, 1804, into the sixth generation of his Salem family”(cite).Therefore, Salem village was not just randomly picked…

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    The Puritans This thesis is going to talk about The Puritans and their kind of society to the new world, and their religion. Puritans are a complex religious group who are defined by their beliefs, and their hope to establish a society in the new world. They are known to be a religious minority group who believed that the Church of England needed to be purified of the influence of Catholicism. During the early 1600s, their religious faith was made in England. The Puritans believed that the…

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    The Crucible is a 1952 play by Arthur Miller. About the events surrounding the 1692 witch trials of Salem. Miller shows people accusing each other falsely to save themselves from the high court of Salem. To him, only those who refused to help even to the point of death hold onto their honour and sense to die as a martyr. In this essay, I will be focusing on the differences about Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams. One of the similarities between these two women, is their romantic interest in…

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    that occurred in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. The play opens with a character named Reverend Parris who finds his daughter Betty Parris, his niece Abigail Williams, and other girls from the village of Salem dancing in the woods. After the girls are discovered, word spreads across the town of their behavior and the sudden illness of Betty, who is found in her bed unable to wake up or speak. Which give off implications to people of the village that there may be witchcraft in Salem. As the girls…

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    Elizabeth. Proctor brings Mary to court to confess what Abigail did, however, she turns her back on Proctor and blames him for talking to the Devil. She seems to be ignorant and lonely. John Proctor: (Age: middle 30's) John Proctor is a farmer in Salem and has a wife named Elizabeth Proctor. Proctor had an affair with Abigail Williams when she was a servant in the Proctor's home, and because this happened him and his wife do not have a good relationship. He realizes that the girls are only…

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    During the Salem witch trials in The Crucible by Arthur Miller, there was instant intolerance whenever someone was accused. For example, when Tituba was accused and she denied the idea of her being a witch, the attitudes shown towards her was very negative and cynical. Because she was accused of laughing at God in church, this indicated that she’s sided with the devil. In Salem, everyone and everything either belonged to God or to the Devil. The…

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    for the witchcraft chaos, but the main contributor was Reverend Parris, “who the people of Salem generally thought of as greedy and rigid…” (“History of Witches”). Nineteen people were hanged as witches during this time known as the Salem Witch Trials. The town remained ashamed of the trials for hundreds of years until the release of the TV series Bewitched and the novel The Crucible, which is about the Salem witch trials, helped the town experience an economic resurgence (“History of…

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    The Crucible is a well-made film that describes a true story in a fictional manner. The Crucible is a film that portrays the Salem witch trials. The Salem witch trials were accusations of witchcraft that led to multiple hangings and took place between 1692 and 1693 in Salem, Massachusetts. The Crucible is a drama released in 1996 and stars Daniel Day-Lewis and John Proctor, Winona Ryder as Abigail Williams, and Joan Allen as Elizabeth Proctor. This film is based off of a play written by Arthur…

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