The Crucible, THe affects of peer pressure from one to another.

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Arthur Miller 's play, "The Crucible," is a great example of people and their struggle with peer pressure. The play takes place in the town of Salem, Massachusetts, a small puritan community based on a very harsh system of truthfulness. When Reverend Parris discovers some of the girls dancing in the forest around a cauldron, he suspects something is going on. Rumors start to go around town speaking of witchcraft. These witchcraft rumors finally create the ultimate black cloud over Salem, affecting everyone beneath it. After the girls are caught dancing in the woods, the rumors of witchcraft are starting to boil over in the town. The Reverend just wants to help the girls. But in order to help them, they have to confess to witchery. Without…show more content…
She goes and tries to tell the court the truth, but the other girls turn on her and say she is a witch, and that she is coming after them. She then figures it is easier to lie than to tell the truth, and once again falls to peer pressure. Mary Warren is not a strong character in the book at all. Whoever she is with and whatever they tell her to do, she does it. Mary is definitely a victim of peer pressure. Giles Corey is another
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