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    Honorable...Ashamed...Respected...All of these words can be used to describe John Proctor. In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible John Proctor, one of the main characters, is faced with a variety of challenges. The most extreme test that he must face is to admit to a crime that ultimately leads to his death. At one time he was looked up to in the town of Salem, however when a situation arises, John Proctor must fight his conscience. He is motivated and tested to tell the truth even though it ruined his

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    Prynne or John Proctor? In The Crucible, John Proctor had a wife who was extremely ill. He committed adultery with the house servant, Abigail Williams, for that reason. Hester Prynne from The Scarlet Letter, was a beautiful woman living without her husband. The lonesome woman had an affair with Dimmesdale, the town’s reverend. Both John Proctor and Hester Prynne both went against the Puritan beliefs. However, John Proctor is guiltier of committing adultery compared to Hester Prynne and if John Proctor

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    Arthur Miller, John Proctor is a local farmer in the town of Salem, he is quite known due to his high reputation of being well respected and even slightly feared. John is a man of his integrity, he is considered to have an honorable name in his community, but John also has a great disdain for hypocrisy, yet has a secret of his own. In Act 1, John is described to be in his mid-30’s and as well as “a kind man, powerful of body, even tempered, and not easily led” (Miller 19). John Proctor is an independent

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    In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible it is clear that the development of the play is about John Proctor’s tragic condition. Miller uses this aspect to compel the audience to see why Proctor did what he did and to develop a sense of empathy for him. John Proctor overall is both flawed and honorable. He has a complete reversal of fate brought upon by his own flaw. John Proctor is a tragic hero because he contains all of the characteristics of a tragic hero, such as catharsis and hamartia, despite not being

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    John Proctor Flaws

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    Tragic heros are the heart of all characters in a tragedy over all other characters. How do few simple flaws bring a character's downfall? In the play The Crucible, John Proctor is a tragic hero who is brought down by his flaws of ignorance and pride yet redeemed by his loyalty and determination. In The Crucible, John Proctor is a character of tragic flaws. Procter's pride causes his downfall. He doesn't share his mistakes with anyone but Elizabeth because his is very ashamed of committing adultery

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    John Proctor Traits

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    What makes a person a good person? John Proctor is a strong Puritan whose character traits symbolize the values of his community. John Proctor faced many problem including his reputation. John is honorable because he is hardworking, a man of integrity, in spite he cheated. John Proctor is a farmer who dedicated his success to farming. John works non-stop without rest and even works on Sundays. “My husband is a good righteous man. he’s never drunk as some are, or…”(Act 3) “On Sunday let you come

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    John Proctor Beliefs

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    alleged, supernatural transgressions onto Tituba, Elizabeth, Rebecca, and anybody else in her way. Judge Danforth to John Proctor, “...Do you know...that the entire contention of the state in these trials is that the voice of Heaven speaks

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    Miller’s “The Crucible” a character name John Proctor comes into play in act one. John is a character who interacts with a lot of people and changes multiple times throughout “The Crucible” with the interactions that occur. At first John feels guilty about the affair from his past with, becomes honest about his affair in the past to save his wife Elizabeth, and at the end he becomes worried about his name and try’s to save it. John Proctor feels guilty in the beginning of this because

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    In "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller, John Proctor is a truthful, dedicated, and appreciative man. Proctor is the type of man that takes his pride and name more seriously than life itself, which leads to him becoming the tragic hero. Proctor plays a key role to the play and the outcome itself. Proctor tries to convince Deputy Governor Danforth and Judge Hathorns that Abigail is a liar, with the help of the testimony of Mary Warren. This back fires, he eventually confessed and was arrested, plus he

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    John Proctor is one of the main characters in the Crucible. He was indicted of witchcraft because of he violated the law several times. Examples that helped the church assume he was a witch was him stating that the girls who were “possessed” were liars & frauds, setting everything up to accuse other villagers of witchcraft. He also couldn’t remember the 10 commandments, didn’t attend church regularly, & apparently plowed on Sundays which was considered a high offense back then. John’s trial was extremely

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    One in particular is John Proctor. He is a man that has many problems but in the end transforms to an amazing character. A quality of John Proctor is that he is honest and a rather blunt man. In this essay John Proctor will be my main topic and I will be describing the man he was throughout the play. To begin with, Proctor was an honest man. He shows this by admitting that he had an affair with Abigail Williams the one accusing John of witchcraft. This shows that John Proctor is willing to admit

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    John Proctor As A Hero

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    and sympathy-inducing heroes in the world, such as Odysseus, the brave warrior king from “The Odyssey,” and John Proctor, the Puritan farmer from “The Crucible.” John Proctor is a true, classic hero from a historical fiction novel based on the Salem Witch Trials in Salem, Massachusetts. While the Salem Witch Trials were a terrible and harsh time for nearly all of the population, John Proctor can be seen as the pinnacle of hope for all of the townspeople present in the book. He trudged through the

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    John Proctor is tired of the people of Salem believing the girls about witchcraft. He even makes Mary Warren tell the truth about her and the other girls. She tells the court and Judge Hathern tries to get her to change her story but she doesn’t. Abigail and the rest of the girls say that she’s sending out her spirit and is about to attack them. John and Rev. Hale say that they don’t see anything and Danforth tells them to be silent. Mary Warren says that John Proctor is the devil's man. John tells

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    John Proctor Mistakes

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    why? John Proctor realizes during the play what his consequences following on his actions and he really tries to correct his mistakes and take the consequences. This play is a very good example that our actions might have consequences, we never would expect. When Proctor slept with Abigail, he thought he could get away with it, he never thought that he could bring a whole town in danger, just because his pride did not allow him to tell the truth in the right moment. Before the play starts, John slept

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    “It is rare for people to be asked the question which puts them squarely in front of themselves.” So said Tom Wilkinson, who played the role of John Proctor in the 1990 National Theatre Production of the Crucible. The question of course, is the very question that lies at the core of the play: the decision of whether or not to confess. Throughout life, we find ourselves faced with these very questions, these problems, these dilemmas even and we must find ways to overcome them. The Crucible provides

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    Character Analysis My favorite character in all of the books and plays we have read and watched this year was John Proctor. Unfortunately, he was a victim. As a strong, caring, and unforgiving character, he was able to connect with the reader. He was strong because when he was going through terrible times, he still stayed strong and never gave up. “Why, we - have no fear of questions, sir.” (page 64) He was trying to do everything he could never give up his name, which shows to me that he is strong

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    John Proctor the Noble or Ignoble The Crucible, a prominent play authored by Arthur Miller, introduces a new type of horror. The theatrical work stages in Salem, Massachusetts where numerous illicit murders (murder in this case is referring to those who were falsely accused of witchcraft and payed a fatal consequence) took place. John Proctor, a farmer doing the witchcraft trials, was falsely apprehended for witchcraft, along with his wife Elizabeth Proctor. Instead of admitting to the false accusations

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    Throughout the entire play of The Crucible, John Proctor truly grew as a person, while later fixing his sins and making moral decisions. John Proctor had truly gone through a lot in the play, both emotionally and physically, being that he was wrongfully accused of witchcraft. Although some might contradict this statement, John Proctor loved his wife, Elizabeth, because even though he may have questioned her worth in the past, he always confesses his sins and does what he can to make it right, which

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    all throughout their life, and have to make the right choice. John Proctor is faced with a difficult situation that affected his life forever. In the Crucible by Arthur Miller John Proctor shows great pride and bravery when he tears up the ticket to save his own life. Proctor changes his mind at the end of the play and decides to die being true to himself and God. First, John Proctor is given the chance to save his own life. When Proctor is being forced to sign a written confession, he has a sudden

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    Parris's daughter Betty. The girls began choosing townspeople that either them or their families didn't like, to be accused. The most admirable character in The Crucible is John Proctor, because he is complex in his beliefs about what the witch trials mean. He also is one of the reasons that many people survive the trials. John Proctor is a very truthful many in many ways, one being when he says to Parris why he hasn't been at church lately, "I have

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