Courageous Character In The Crucible

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The Crucible, by Arthur Miller is a very dejected play. In the play, there was a handful of main characters and throughout the play you see many differences between them. For example, The character Elizabeth Proctor was very bold because she lied to the court about her husband cheating, in her time lying was a horrible sin. However, John Proctor was a very courageous character because he sacrificed everything for his wife and kids. John Proctor was the most courageous character in the play The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, because he stood before the court and admitted his sin. John Proctor confessed to adultery, this is proven when he stated “ I have known her, sir. I have known her” (Page 1088). This shows great courage because in the…show more content…
Even though John Proctor is the most courageous there are also several other people at that are courageous too.
The Crucible is crazy and shocking. John Proctor stood up to the court for many different reasons. He protected his friends and most importantly his wife. He also admitted him having a affair with Abigail Williams and this is a great sin in their eyes but he didn’t care because it was to save his wife’s (Elizabeth Proctor) good name. Elizabeth Proctor is also very courageous. She tried lying to the court about John's affair to let him keep his good name and she has never lied about anything in her life. John Proctor is the most courageous person in The Crucible.
John Proctor is by far the most courageous person in the play because he stood in front of the court and ruined his good name for what he thought was right. He also called out the girl he cheated on his wife with by calling her a whore and then telling Mr. Danforth,”I have known her, sir. I have known her “(1088). John coming out and confessing the truth didn’t help tho because Mr. Danforth called Elizabeth back from jail to ask if Johns statements were true. She lied to protect her husbands good name not knowing John confessed his
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