The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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Long ago in the quiet town of Salem Massachusetts, witchcraft was of major concern. Throughout the chaos, keeping your name free from the attention of the village was what the townspeople wanted to do The varying degree of pride throughout the village was overpowering. If you could save yourself by throwing the blame on someone else. The Salem Witch Trials brought which out the The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, a play about vengeance and greed. The Salem Witch Trials also brought out the opportunities to inflict punishment on one 's neighbor, attempt to receive others land, and end any lasting arguments.The Witch Trials brought out everyone 's inner greed, jealously and the revenge they yearn to seek. Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor are in constant conflict over John Proctor throughout the play. Elizabeth becomes jealous of Abigail after Abigail interacts with John Proctor. There is evidence of this conflict when the wife of Parris says, "You did, you did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctor 's wife! You drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor!" This shows hows there is some inner jealousy involving Abigail 's feelings towards Elizabeth and her relationship with John. Abigail and Elizabeth are in this on-going conflict because Abigail 's affair with John. Although John Proctor doesn 't feel the same was as Abigail does, "Abby, I may think of you softly from time to time. But I will cut off my hand before I 'll ever reach for you again. Wipe it out of mind.
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