Agreeableness In The Crucible

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The 2015 movie, Inside Out, is about a girl named Riley who struggles with her emotions when she moves from the midwest to San Francisco. The viewers are shown the personifications of her emotions, who often clash, causing Riley to have breakdowns. The clashing of her emotions leads to chaos. In the play, The Crucible by Arthur Miller, epitomizes clashing personalities and emotions. The Crucible is set in 1600s Salem during the witch trials. A group of young girls has been given the power to accuse others as witches. One of the girls in power is Abigail, she has accused women including Elizabeth Proctor. Abigail and Elizabeth have an odd relationship, Abigail used to work for Elizabeth and she slept with her husband, John Proctor. John has …show more content…

Years ago, Elizabeth and John were happily married but now, they are fighting and arguing. The different personalities between John and Elizabeth are tearing them apart. Elizabeth has shaped into a person with a personality of agreeableness, while John has a conscientiousness personality. Agreeableness is obsequious and selflessness on a high and manipulative and suspicious on a low. Acting with suspicion is very common for Elizabeth and she is always doubtful of John. While discussing what happened in the woods, John mentions that “...She told it to me in a room alone,” (Miller). Hearing that John and Abigail were alone together causes Elizabeth to lose all faith in him. She quietly turns away from him and acts very stubborn and small. She is on a low and is becoming suspicious and stubborn. John even tells Elizabeth that he hasn’t done anything in the past months without thinking what she would think of him. It is surprising that John would have an affair because he has a conscientiousness personality type. He is organized and orderly but can also be rash and impulsive when he is low. It was a very impulsive decision to be with Abigail, and John probably regrets his decision. He

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