Examples Of Irony In The Crucible

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The ironies in “The Crucible” When many people think of “The Crucible” they think of the irony in the play. There are many different examples in the play, including the minister, the Puritan religion, and the killing of Salem’s finest people. The minister in the town of Salem, Reverend Parris, is a very egotistical and paranoid person. Parris is always concerned about himself and his reputation around the town. He want’s everyone to like him, for this reason he always seems to be paranoid about what people are thinking of him. We see this in the play when Parris finds out that his daughter and niece were dancing in the woods, Parris hides this fact from the judges to save his reputation. This is all ironic because ministers are supposed
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