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    Real Characters in The Crucible

    In a way, The Crucible has the structure of a classical tragedy, with John Proctor because the play’s tragic hero. Honest, upright, and blunt-spoken, Proctor is an efficient man, however one with a secret, fatal flaw. His lust for Abigail Williams led to their affair, and created Abigail’s jealousy of his spouse, Elizabeth, which sets the whole witch hysteria in…

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    Arthur Miller’s The Crucible: Summary

    The Crucible, a historic play primarily based on the events of the Salem witchcraft trials, takes place in a small Puritan village within the colony of Massachusetts in 1692. The witchcraft trials, as Miller explains in a prose prologue to the play, grew out of the actual moral system of the Puritans, which promoted interference in others’ affairs in addition…

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