Examples Of Motivations In The Crucible

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In Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible, the characters' motivations seem to be corrupt. Taking a persons life away or saving it, is what motivation can do. The people of Salem tend to use it for there own personal gain instead of helping others. This can be traced back to Thomas Putnam's greed, Mary Warren's fear and Abigail William's lust to falsely accuse there neighbors of witchcraft. Thomas Putnam is a greedy man who is bitter and use to getting his own way, which motivates him to falsely accuse his neighbors of witchcraft. He is a rich man who can afford to buy any land forfeited by a witch. To him the, Salem witchcraft trials, is an opportunity to get rid of his neighbors and take land away from them. He does this to a man named George
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