Examples Of Mary Warren In The Crucible

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When faced with the fear of punishment, it's human nature to lie and save yourself even at the expense of others. In the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller, Mary Warren is an eighteen-year-old servant working in the Proctor household. Initially, Mary believes that telling the truth is better than hiding the events that occurred in the forest. Fearful of the repercussions brought by revealing the truth, Mary decides to join Abigail's group; gaining confidence and power at the expense of her honesty. As the play progresses, Mary is, once again, forced to pick between lying and telling the truth to save Elizabeth from hanging. Mary chooses the latter but, Abigail's group decides to incriminate Mary of being signed with the devil. Mary, swayed

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