• Reverend Parris Play Act Abigail
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    I chose Arthur Miller's The Crucible because of the plot's dark history and suspense. Also because of the play's reflection of McCarthyism. The so called "witch-hunts" for communist brought on by Senator Joseph. The play is set in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, where suspicions of witchcraft were floating around the town air. Act 1 starts out in early spring and ends in Act 4 when it is late fall. The play opens with Betty Parris sick in bed, and Reverend Parris tending to her, and wondering what ...
  • Reverend Parris Act Proctor Abigail
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    I chose Arthur Miller's The Crucible because of the plot's dark history and suspense. Also because of the play's reflection of McCarthyism. The so called "witch-hunts" for communist brought on by Senator Joseph. The play is set in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, where suspicions of witchcraft were floating around the town air. Act 1 starts out in early spring and ends in Act 4 when it is late fall. The play opens with Betty Parris sick in bed, and Reverend Parris tending to her, and wondering what m...
  • The Crucible Hysteria And Injustice
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    The Crucible: Hysteria and Injustice Thesis Statement: The purpose is to educate and display to the reader the hysteria and injustice that can come from a group of people that thinks it's doing the " right' thing for society in relation to The Crucible by Arthur Miller. I. Introduction: The play is based on the real life witch hunts that occurred in the late 1600's in Salem, Massachusetts. It shows the people's fear of what they felt was the Devil's work and shows how a small group of powerful p...
  • The Crucible Analysis Elizabeth Proctor John
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    Arthur Miller portrays a world corrupt with vengeance and malevolent intent in his play "The Crucible." The play follows the lives of John and Elizabeth Proctor and the entire Salem community, as they battle accusations of witchery. As Elizabeth is accused of witchery by Abigail, a young girl seeking revenge. The society of Salem testifies to the accusations in fear of being accused themselves lest they mark the girl, Abigail Williams, false. The characters battle not only with the ones accused ...