Analysis Of Arthur Miller 's ' The Crucible '

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Name: Lauren Ciesielski


1. Title: The Crucible

2. Author (first and last name) and date of first publication: Arthur Miller and 1953

3. List four main characters with a one-sentence description of each. a. John Proctor – A farmer in Salem that is married to Elizabeth Proctor and is trying to get Elizabeth to forgive him for his sins of lechery on Abigail.

b. Abigail Williams- A young lady who tries to throw herself at John Proctor due to their previous affair and is even willing to murder Elizabeth.

c. Mary Warren – The servant of the Proctors who is testified on court to help John, but after getting threatened of using witch craft changes her mind due to her fear of Abigail.

D. Reverend John Hale- A minister that is thought to be skilled in witchcraft arrives in Salem to help Betty at first and later attempts to save others that were wrongfully accused.

4. List two minor characters with a one-sentence description of each. a. Mercy Lewis- She is considered the puritan stripper and was the one that was dancing naked in the woods.

b. Herrick – He is that marshal of the court case.

5. Three main settings and one sentence description of each (3 places and a time period). - Time period: 1692
a. The vestry room – This is where the court case appeared of the outcome of Elizabeth Proctor and Rebecca Nurse where Mary Warren lost her mind and called John Proctor to be the Devil’s man, causing their plan to fail.

b. John Proctor’s…
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