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The Crucible Have you conjured with the devil? If anyone accuses you of it than you are guilty until you give up another person’s name. In 1800’s in Miller’s puritan village there were Salem witch trails in which everyone was found guilty unless you accused another person. This book is mostly historically accurate and displays exactly how it was in the 1800’s. The aspect of religion, court, careers and martial life is the same as in real history. Religion plays a huge role in the puritan village as displayed in the play. The Puritans were religiously strict and always went to church on Sunday. People from the town who did not go to church were thought of people who had seen and talked to the devil instead of going to church. History tells us the same about the puritans. When John admitted to adultery with Abigail, the court took that as a major crime because it was one of there commandments. There is irony when the girls say that the devil is in church when the church is suppose to be holy so how can the devil come? Everyone is guilty. The court system in Miller’s village is accurate according to
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2008 for the course WRT 101 taught by Professor Tousey during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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