Character Analysis Of John Proctor In The Crucible

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Motivated by a need to save his name, his wife, and the good people of salem, John Proctor, from Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, opposes the court by speaking openly against it, refuses to confess to witchcraft even though it will safe his life, and confesses to having an affair with Abigail Williams. In the end John Proctor refuses to sign a confession due to the fact that it will be hung up on the church door to show the whole town and is hung as the villagers of Salem watch.
I firmly believe that John Proctor is a tragic hero and there are many examples in the book of why this is true. John Proctor is a troubled man that is filled with regret and shame for a sin that he had committed and paid the price for, in the book he is often melancholy

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