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Carly Johnson Block 1 American Studies Mrs. Sniezevage Crucible Fear Essay In the play The Crucible, fear is a very prominent motive for action. Throughout the play, the Salem Witch Trials are taking place, and almost everyone is being accused. Almost everyone in the play is faced with a fearful conflict, such as being accused of being a witch, and try to dodge or avoid such conflict. More specifically Tituba, Mary Warren, and Reverend Parris have several fears they react to in not the most appropriate ways. Tituba was the slave from Barbados owned by Reverend Parris in this play. The town girls took a liking to Tituba, and her songs and “tribal power”. One night the town girls and Tituba were in the woods, and Tituba was making a potion that supposedly “made the men the town girls loved love them back”. The girls were dancing and chanting and were caught by Reverend Parris. Abigail Williams, one of the town girls and Reverend Parris’s niece, to avoid punishment accused Tituba of using her witchcraft on Abigail’s cousin Betty. For Tituba’s kind of trial, Reverend Hale threatened to kill her if she didn’t confess, but also said that if she confessed she would be brought back to God. Even though Tituba knew
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