Danforth Is To Blame In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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The Crucible is a play written by Arthur Miller. It goes on to accuse multiple people of being a witch. Many people were hung and even put in jail at these times. In the Crucible it takes place in Salem, Massachusetts 1692. As the young girls went through the woods with Tituba (a Barbadian slave) dancing and skipping around. Reverend Parris came along as a witness to his very own daughter all of a sudden fallout and never woke. Leading the trail to begin about the witches who caused it. Danforth is most at fault because he is the judge who is able to control the consequences. Due to the children being so young, he did not want to hear any of the adult's opinions right or wrong. The young girls had already told their stories and there …show more content…

(To Proctor.) Will you confess yourself befouled with hell, or do you keep that black allegiance yet? What say you?”. Danforth came in the play during act three, he is the judge in the court. He would listen to both stories it was up to him on the final decision. ”COREY: I have evidence for the court! DANFORTH: You will keep your seat!” If anyone dared to prove him wrong of the children he would turn on them and attempt to make the other people seem guilty. ”Then let him submit his evidence in the proper affidavit. You are certainly aware of our procedure here,” The purpose of Danforth questioning was to follow the protocol in order to get the correct consequences. Even though Danforth could be described as “fair-minded,” he leaned more towards the young girl's words than any of the …show more content…

Mary all of a sudden went crazy now Danforth refuses to hear anything else the adults have to say. ”Mr. Putnam, I have here an accusation by Mr. Corey against you. He states that you coldly prompted your daughter to cry witchery upon George Jacobs that is now in jail.” Since one girl confessed it makes Danforth had to believe anyone else’s statements. During the act, they turned on her making it seemed as if she was the witch; leading Mary to go back to Abigail’s side. ”Old man, if your informant tells the truth let him come here openly like a decent man. But if he hides in anonymity I must know why. Now, sir, the government and central church demand of you the name of him who reported Mister Thomas Putnam a common murderer.”Danforth is back to willing to learn both sides, everyone has confused him now the judge has no choice but to go off what he would most believe. Danforth had his reasons for believing what he wanted. Anyone in his shoes would be confused as

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