The Crucible- Conflict & Resolution Essay

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The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, is a movie that focuses on the conflict and resolution that occurred during the Salem witch trials during 17th century Puritan New England. After a group of young girls are found dancing and chanting during the night in the middle of the woods, strange things begin to happen within the small town. Conflict arises when Reverend Parris, the local minister, discovers the girls in the forest being led by a black slave named Tituba. Two girls out of the group, including Reverend Parris’s daughter, Betty, fall into a coma-like state after they have been caught in the forest. This causes the town to start to question if witchcraft plays a factor in their sicknesses. Reverend Parris’s niece, Abigail, …show more content…

Abigail runs away when she realizes that her plan of being with John Proctor has not worked as expected. The trials and accusations continue, and many people are executed for their alleged dealings with the devil. Hale attempts to convince the accused to confess rather than hang, but all refuse. Conflict is explored throughout The Crucible in many different ways. The

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