Comparing The Crucible And The Joker

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Quarter 3 Timed Write: The Crucible

Darth Vader and The Joker were both nefarious villains because they were always one step ahead of their enemy. In The Crucible, Abigail is a nefarious villain because she thinks well on the spot which makes her ability to fight back stand out. Her willingness to do anything to get her way makes her villainy conspicuous. Abigail enhances the plot because you know that when it looks like Abigail isn’t going to get her way, she always is one step ahead and gets her way anyway. Abigail’s villainy consists of lying, plotting revenge, and murder. She is a great villain because whenever someone accuses her of lying, she can think of an excuse really quickly. All of the immediate comebacks keep the reader on their toes. “DANFORTH: turning worriedly to Abigail: … ‘Is it …show more content…

In our lives, we will all often go through phases of being a leader and being a follower. Sometimes we can be a little bit of both. In Abigail’s situation she was a leader and she acquired her power because of her followers. Without her followers, she wouldn’t have been as influential. We all know leaders and followers in our lives, and this story really differentiates how you can either be a leader or a follower in your life, and it’s all up to you. Leaders and followers have different paths in life and one is not always the right path. It is a life lesson to know when to be a leader and when to be a follower. Mary Warren showed us this when things started getting out of hand and innocent people were dying because of Abigail 's actions, she branched out and became a leader to protect herself and the rest of the village. It is life skill to know when to be a leader and when to be a follower, when people can start figuring this out, life might get a little

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