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Citation Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Carolyn Riley and Barbara Harte. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale Research, 1974. p278-280. Carolyn Riley argues that The Crucible is an intense play in the sense that it has a dramatic ending. Riley mentions that Miller often loses control with his language in his plays. Arthur Miller (1915-). Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Sharon R. Gunton and Sharon Lanzen Harris. Vol. 15. Detroit: Gale Research, 1980. p370-377. Sharon Gunton argues that The Crucible lacks moral values. Gunton mentions that Arthur Miller added extra acts to The Crucible, because Miller felt he wasn't completely understood in the original play. Robert Martin argues Miller was questioned by the government just like John Proctor was questioned by Salem. Miller portrayed himself in the character of John Proctor because just like John Proctor refused to give names so did Miller. It took me a long time to get information. After searching the internet for about an hour I had little luck finding critical sources that were free. Eventually I logged on to the Brooklyn College Library website and logged on to databases. I had instant access to critical essays on The Crucible and found some good reviews. Using the Brooklyn College website was really useful and if I ever need to conduct research the school library is my best bet.
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Gregory Sicard Professor Stein English two 3 march 2008 Is John Proctor truly a hero? John Proctor made the utmost sacrifice when he was hung for something he believed in. Proctor's belief was that he was not going to sell out his friends because there was a higher authority over his head [ Danforth, and Reverend Parris]. The society he lived in was full of fear and censorship. Anything considered materialistic or related to sexual desires was considered the devils work, and this resulted in the deaths of innocent people. Robert Martin [a college professor] discusses the persecution of Proctor and relates to Carolyn Riley when she mentions that Proctor was the character chosen by Arthur Miller to be a sinner in his own eyes, the fact that proctor knows he was a sinner brought him to his death. The sources used from Robert Martin and Carolyn Riley relate, because they share a
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course ENGLISH 2 taught by Professor Harrison during the Fall '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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