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  • Putnam And Abigail Call For Tituba
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    Film and theatre are different media; each has unique effects, in film the location can be just about anywhere in the world and have different atmospheres, the infinite amount of camera angles possible could be used for different emphasis, and the sound could be played in any part of the film and could be any length and of course producing different effects. But this is not the case for theatrical plays. Theatre only has limited resources and visual effects. Theatre plays are not as sophisticate...
  • Elizabeth Proctor And Abigail
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    There is many meaningful personal connection that was made to a key aspects of the play. For example the people that were accused and / or convicted of something based on little or no evidence. This incident happened very often in this play. The characters that were involved were John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, Abigail, Sarah Good, Rebecca Nurse, Salem girls (including Rebecca, Ruth, and others), and the Putnam family are only a few who were charged or charging others for ridiculous things. Thr...
  • Miller's Play
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    Penne e Eagatatt November 22, 2000 English The Interesting Facts of The Crucible Was The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, just an "irrational fear" (Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Fact & Fiction Par. 1). The panic of Communism during the Cold War and Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist hearings on February 3, 1953 led to this "irrational fear". There are several major differences from the true version of the story and Miller's version. These differences could have made the whole event much more i...
  • Danforth Believes Abigail
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    By: Anonymous ESSAY: SALEM In 1692 in Salem Massachusetts a horrible chain of events occurred. A massive witch hunt began and a tidal wave of fear and suspicion swept over the tight knit Puritan town of Salem. A small group of girls began accusing the townspeople of witchcraft and the majority of the town believed these claims and full trials were held. If the accused victims did not confess to committing witchcraft it was more than likely that they would be put to death, hung in front of the to...
  • Hysteria Causes Danforth
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    Hysteria is a mental disorder marked by excitability, anxiety, or imaginary disorders. It can play an important role in people's lives. Hysteria supplants logic and enables people to believe that their neighbors, whom they have always considered highly respectable, do things they would never expect them of doing. In "The Crucible", hysteria causes people to believe their friends are committing deplorable acts. The townsfolk accept and become active in the hysterical climate not only out of genui...
  • Lies Of The Crucible
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    LIES OF THE CRUCIBLE Lying has always been considered to be one of the worst things man could do. Yet almost anyone who has ever spoken a word in their life has lied at one point or another. The truth is that lying comes naturally. Lying is an easy way out of situations that could get us in trouble. It truly is an act of pure selfishness. In Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible, Miller shows what the consequences of lying are and proves that 'honesty is the best policy'; . The first thing lying do...
  • Proctor's And Abigail Williams Elizabeth
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    Abigail and the girls are accusing the people of Salem. The girls knew if they told the truth about what really happened they would get in a lot of trouble. After all of the people are accused the trial goes to the court house (The meeting house). Danforth and hat horne are the judges for this trial. The proctors and Mary warren were really affected by Abigail's actions; Herrick arrested Elizabeth proctor because Abigail accused her of being a witch. Mary warren testified that she put the needle...
  • End Of Act 1 Abigail
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    The main characters are Abigail, Mercy, Proctor, Hale, and Elizabeth. Abigail is a girl who accuses many people of witchcraft including Elizabeth. When Elizabeth is accused of witchcraft, she comes up with evidence that Abigail accused her as a trick to get ahead in life. Although Abigail and the girls initiate the tragedy, responsibility lies with the whole Salem community. Although Abigail was almost an adult, she still basicly acted like a child, to be seen but not to be heard I think. This w...
  • Girls On Their Power
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    The Girls Power in The Crucible and the Inner Party's Power in "1984 At face value, the concepts discussed in Orwell's "1984 are far removed from those in Miller's play The Crucible. One is a not-so optimistic view of the future, while the other demonstrates a rather low point in early American history. However, upon further examination, there is evidence that the notion of delegation of power is somewhat similar between the two. Compared to that of the girls, the means by which the crown of pow...
  • Devil And Abigail And Betty
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    Arthur Miller, the author of the play "The Crucible" was born in 1915 in New York. He is one of the most well know Playwrights of his time. He is most well know for his play "Death of a Salesman" for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1949. "The Crucible", which is also a well know play of Miller's, was written to "Explore the threshold between individual gilt and mass hysteria, personal spite and collective evil". The Crucible is a historic play based on the Witchcraft trials at Salem. The stor...
  • Abigail For Her Evil Schemes
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    The Evil Forces That Be: Ms. Abigail Williams Arthur Miller's thrilling play The Crucible is a shocking tale of the Salem witchcraft trials and the evilness displayed by the main character and accuser, seventeen year old Abigail Williams. This play, often noted to be the most superior drama of all time, weaves a confusing web of characters. Out of all of these characters, Abigail Williams stands out among the rest as a crucial part to this madness. The absurd concoction of a story that Abigail m...
  • Place And Actions By Abigail
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    The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, is an over the edge masterpiece set in the small modest village of Salem, Massachusetts around the 17th century. This is a drama of emotion, power, and continuous consequences that are created by a few young girls just dancing the woods and a manipulative teenager known as Abigail Williams who takes playtime just a bit to far. Abigail contains various characteristics to use to her advantage during the ingenious play. She makes use of her unique lying abilities, sm...
  • Character Of Abigail Williams In The Crucible Act 1
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    Within the Crucible, there lies a complex story involving the accounts and happenings surrounding the 1692 Salem witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. Act 1 of the Crucible sets up the unfolding of events which lead to witch accusations and increasing superstition among the puritan community. The Crucible reveals the intriguing and malicious character of Abigail Williams to be a manipulative and unabashed liar, who possesses the remarkable quality of self preservation even among what seem to be ...

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