Compare And Contrast Abigail Williams And Joseph Mccarthy

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In The Crucible Abigail Williams would cause trouble in salem and accuse many innocent people of witchcraft yet she was the mastermind behind it all. In that being said Joseph McCarthy in Good Night and Good Luck hid many secrets from society so he would not be indicted of his wrongdoings. McCarthy was a communist and would accuse others of being one so he would not be exposed. In both The Crucible and Good Night and Good Luck, Abigail Williams and Joseph McCarthy were secretive and would indict innocent people of crimes that were not committed. They both had tricks up their sleeve and many distractions to keep others from assuming it was them who really did the crime. Joseph McCarthy would frame people for communism at the same time as hiding what he was Abigail Williams would put all eyes on victims by indicting them of witchcraft. Abigail did not appear as innocent as she said to be.…show more content…
She was independent but couldn't teach herself boundaries towards John Proctor. She despises his wife Elizabeth because she was keeping her and Proctor apart. No matter how she didn't that one day Elizabeth would be out of her and Proctors life. McCarthy believed nothing really. He thought becoming senator and “going against” communism was a good way to slowly turn the community and country into communist.”The great difference between our western Christian world and the atheistic Communist world is not political, gentlemen, it is moral. For instance, the Marxian idea of confiscating the land and factories and running the entire economy as a single enterprise is momentous. Likewise, Lenin’s invention of the one-party police state as a way to make Marx’s idea work is hardly less
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