Examples Of Lies In The Crucible

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The Crucible Analytical Essay
In the play The Crucible, Arthur Miller tells the story of the Salem witch trials taking place in
Massachusetts in the very late 1600’s. The character Abigail becomes a known liar throughout the story by telling other that she sees the devil and makes accusations towards others about performing witchcraft. The story is an excellent example of lies multiplying. If a person lies, they will eventually create more lies because of the first.
Some people use lies to cover up or solve problems. Abigail feared being accused of witchcraft, so she accused others of witchcraft. She tried to use lies to solve her problems, but ended up creating a worse situation.
Abigail’s lies had affected many of the characters. Innocent
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