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  • Conflict Regarding John Proctor And Reverend Parris
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    EMOTIONAL CONFLICTS In the play, The Crucible, Author Miller develops numerous conflicts between characters. Miller sets his play in Salem Massachusetts, an environment with which was notoriously known for its witch trials of 1692. As reverend of Salem and father and uncle of initially accused witches, Reverend Parris plays an enormous role in the plot of this story. Young Abigail is the heart and soul of the witch trials, leading all the other girls in the accusations. The strong-willed John Pr...
  • Reverend Samuel Parris And Reverend John Hale
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    The Crucible: Men of God Men of God? The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a play in which the Red Scare from the 1950's is paralleled to the Salem Witch Trials in 1692. It contains a wonderfully developed plot, which displays society's flaws by establishing a good versus evil scenario. Miller creates characters to fuel the evil and others that evolve to show the outbreak of good. Two of these characters are Reverend Samuel Parris, and Reverend John Hale. These men are the spiritual leaders for two n...
  • Quarrel Between John Procter And Reverend Parris
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    The Crucible: Evil and Greed In Man High personal, acquisitions, evil desires and massive greed took part in shortening the fuse of the chaotic corruption of the Salem witch trials. Amidst the quiet and peaceful period of the Puritan era in America, not everything seemed as they were. Disorder and sin heightened the animosity and deteriorated the very center of a solemn and strong virtuous society. The Puritan belief in the basic evil of man is evident in Arthur Millers The Crucible through the ...
  • Affair With Abigail Williams
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    When you are at a higher position then another person that does not essentially make you a good human being. What is good is thought to be beneficial. What is evil is thought to be destructive. But defining good and evil is still a central question of moral values, one that has been thought about in both philosophical and spiritual terms. Authority offers no guarantee of goodness. Reverend Parris feels that his Harvard education gives him authority over others, and deserves more then the town is...
  • Later Reverend Hale
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    ACT 1 pg. 3-36 The story opens up in Salem Massachusetts in 1692. Reverend Samuel Parris kneels in beside his daughter's bed praying. The story was introduce to the reader by giving information about Salem's history and religious matters. Many things were restricted because of your religious beliefs. They believe it was the work of the devil. Dancing was an example of doing witchcraft. And for that, people were hanged for what any person would called, "having fun". Reverend Parris's daughter, Be...
  • Reverend Samuel Parris
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    Characterization of Reverend Samuel Parris in 'The Crucible " Eric Rep as Throughout The Crucible we are introduced to and follow four or five important characters that Arthur Miller elaborated upon. One of those characters is Reverend Samuel Parris, a bitter minister who came to Salem for unclear reasons. That reason may have been he was looking for a small town to control, maybe he was trying to escape something or someone, or he may have just wanted afresh, clean start; whatever that reason w...

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