Elizabeth Proctor Honesty Analysis

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Would you give up your life to let someone else keep theirs? In Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, which was written in the late 17th Century, in Salem Massachusetts, the play is an allegory of Salem witch trials of 1692. John Proctor, a farmer from outside town, is married to Elizabeth Proctor. In the town where they lived in, 19 were chosen to be prosecuted because they were blamed for doing witchcraft and he was part of it too. In the play, he has to make the hardest decision, whether to die of sin or to keep his integrity and be hanged.
John Proctor had to take a difficult decision, to be hanged, so the reputation of his family would be sinful. His pride wasn’t for greed, but for the love of his wife and family. Before he made a decision, he thought of his family and his farm, whether they would keep their land and respect. This was the main reason why he decided to keep his integrity and to be hanged. Proctor admits he has lusted, but the accusations towards his wife, is only a whore’s vengeance, which led to his own death. Elizabeth Proctor says, “She knows he’s a good man. She says it takes a cold wife to turn a man into a lecher. He is taking her sins upon himself, she says. She believes that she didn’t love herself, so she couldn’t accept his love.” Elizabeth knows he is a good man although, she knows that John was a
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She would die in peace, then live hunted from her own sin. If so he is, then let us go to God for the cause. There is prodigious danger in seeking of loose spirits. I fear it, I fear it. Let us rather blame ourselves. Nurse is a religious woman, and she knows that she doesn’t have to prove anything to anyone because the false accusations of witchcraft, are bitter lies. She knows the word of God, and God wouldn’t want her to lie. Her Death will be inspirational, then living knowing she was accused of doing something she never
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