The Crucible Essay 10-03-2011

The Crucible Essay 10-03-2011 - Nayef Jaber Period 4...

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Nayef Jaber Period 4 10-09-2011 The Crucible Essay During the Salem witch hunt of 1692 many people were accused and hanged due to being witches. Although some people confessed to being a witch in order to survive, many people stuck to their moral values and did not throw away their good name. In the play The Crucible , by Arthur Miller, the protagonist John Procter upholds his moral values and good name after he is accused of witchcraft and before he is hanged. While most characters who were accused of witchcraft gave in and admitted to it, John Procter was adamant in his position that he was not involved with witchcraft and he did not confess, even to save his own life. When Danforth had the marshal take Proctor away, Proctor screams," For them that quail to bring men out of ignorance, as I have quailed, and as you quail now when you know in all your black hearts that this be fraud." During the accusation Proctor was saying that he was innocent, but no one believed him. He says that people who give in to
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