“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller is a play about the Salem witchcraft trials and the many people in the town who were convicted. A group of girls in the town and the minister’s slave Tituba participated in some actions that involved witchcraft. These actions were not acceptable of that time. To stay out of trouble the girls began blaming many townspeople of bewitching them. This led to a huge chain reaction of events that convicted innocent people. In the crucible we can see how following the crowd can lead to the loss of integrity.Once the girls know that the town is going to figure out what they did, they try to figure out a story to make up. All the girls just go along with what Abigail is saying because she is sort of the leader. All the girls went along with the group, and no stood up for what was right. No one decided to tell what really happened. Many people go along with the crowd to stay out of trouble, and will even lie to do it. We can see from the girls’ actions that wanting to stay out of trouble can lead to following the crowd. And their integrity was
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