Examples Of Power In The Crucible

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In The Crucible, the desire for power is prominent, which causes characters in the play to avert events. The church and the Bible were the two main sources of evident power. They held the community together and helped make decisions upon accusations. Abigail, due to her obsession with John Proctor, gained power because she just wanted to get rid of Elizabeth Proctor, his wife, thus she began the hysteria. With this, she was looked up to as a savior because she was ‘cleansing’ Salem of witchcraft. In Act II, Mary Warren was just a servant for the Proctors but she became part of the court for the witch accusations. In the movie, the court is displayed as a group of people who added input if one should be hanged. This gave her the strength to
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