The Crucible Analysis

621 Words Jan 28th, 2018 3 Pages
In The Crucible, Arthur Miller uses revenge as the main theme throughout the playwright. Revenge is the action of inflicting hurt or harm on someone for an injury or wrong done to someone else. Revenge is shown throughout the characters actions in the play. Witch craft is used to represent revenge. If someone didn't like another, they could accuse that person of witch craft and inflict harm on him or her. Many characters in the play are motivated by their desire to seek revenge. During the course of the play, revenge motivates the characters and has a huge significance in the play. Abigail is major character who demonstrated the plays theme of revenge. Abigail is the niece of Reverend Parris, who is in charge in Salem. In the play, we found out the Abigail had an affair John Proctor. John Proctor is married to Elizabeth Proctor, Elizabeth is later accused of witch craft from Abigail. Abigail accuses Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft because Abigail feels that she should be with John Proctor and Elizabeth was the only person standing in the way of that situation. By accusing Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft, she would no longer be in the picture, then Abigail could come in and marry John Proctor. Abigail accuses Elizabeth of witchcraft out of spite and jealousy because Abigail wants to be with John Proctor. As you can see through the course of Abigail's actions,…
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