Character Of John Proctor In The Crucible

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The Crucible is written by Arthur Miller, which is about a group of girls who live in Salem, Massachusetts who accuses most of the town of witchcraft, also known as The Salem Witch Trials of 1692. The character analysis will focus on John Proctor and Reverend John Hale. John Proctor is a farmer who is dedicated to his work. John Proctor is important to the story because he is a tragic hero; he has a fatal flaw. In attempt to stop Abigail accusation he tries to use Mary Warren deposition to eliminate Abigail testimony. John Proctor soon realizes that his plan would not work and he will have to confess his adultery to back up his rebuttal against Abigail. His role within the story is he is the voice for the people that had to suffer. Reverend…show more content…
John Proctor is prideful and resentful, while Reverend Hale is intelligent and determined. John Proctor is a farmer who lives on the outskirt of the town and is a married man who has a hidden secret of an affair he had with Abigail Williams. Proctor is a hard-working man who will do anything to keep his good reputation and his family name at the highest of all people, but when he comes out to his wife about the affair his life then change because his wife then does not trust him and begins questioning him about anything he says. The character trait that can describe John Proctor are resentful and pride. Proctor presents the trait of resentful because when he tells his wife about the affair with his old servant, Abigail Williams, Elizabeth then finds it hard to trust him again. Even though, Proctor wants the best for his family and his wife, Elizabeth, he then sees how she begins questioning him and judging him about his whereas about. One day when Proctor arrives home he says to his wife “… I cannot speak but I am doubted, every moment judged for lies, as though I come into a court when I come into
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