The Crucibles Literary Analysis

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Michelle Burlaza
Mr. Coons
American Literature
23 April, 2013
“The Crucibles” Literary Analysis
In the Drama “The Crucibles” by Arthur Miller, creates an intensifying and motivating situation that keeps readers on their toes eager to find out what happens next. Miller gives a dramatical attitude and emotion in the situation that is scattering in Salem. Miller emphasizes the plot/situation in the text through a few specific characters, their conflicts, and transition of the plot in every act. Miller describes the plot through 3 main characters; John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, and Abigail Williams. I liked how throughout the play miller focused on the conflict in between the 3 characters which impacted the overall plot of the play,
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Whore! Whore!” Abigail: “Mr. Danforth, he’s lying!” Proctor: (His voice about to break, and his shame great). In the proper place-where my beasts are bedded. On the last night of my joy, some eight months past. She used to serve me in my house sir.(He has to clamphis jaw to keep from weeping.) A man may think God sleeps, you, sir, I beg you- see her what she is. My wife, My dear Good Wife, took this girl soon after, sir, and put her out on thehigh road. And being what she is, a lump of vanity, sir- (he is being overcome.) Excellency, forgive me, forgive me. (Angrily against himself, he turns away from the governor for a moment. Then as though to cry out is his only means of speech left.) she thinks to dance on me and my wife’s grave! And well she might, for I thought of her softly. God help me, I lusted, and there is a promise in such sweat. But it is a whore’s vengeance, and you must see it; I set myself entirely in your hand. I know you must see it now.” This shows how Miller increases the suspicion in the conflict within Abigail and Proctor making it more obvious and for the audience to figure out what happens

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