Examples Of Allegory In The Crucible

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The truth and self salvation dont always coincide. This is shown in The Crucible by most every character, be it an internal or external conflict. Author Arthur Miller shows this himself by writing The Crucible as an allegory to the Red Scare. The main antagonist Abigail Williams shows this many times. Her lies play a part in starting the witch trials. To save herself she would throw any of the other girls or towns folk to blame. “ I want the light of God”, “I saw Sarah Good, Goody Osburn, and Bridget Bishop with the devil”. Watching Abigail's actions we see how much she is willing to bend the truth and even manipulate others to keep herself away from blame/harm. Yet even with all the lies and manipulation from Abigail there is an instance
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