Examples Of Songs That Relate To The Crucible

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The song, “Fight For You” by Jason Derulo relates to the character John Proctor in The Crucible when all of his friends and wife get convicted. John Proctor was with his wife, Elizabeth Proctor, in their household, when Elizabeth was sentenced to jail, and when they heard how the trials have been running. Proctor broke down as soon as this event occurred and forced Mary Warren to follow him to the court the next day. He relates to Derulo’s song because, during his time in the court, he continuously fought and tried to prove his wife’s and friends’ innocence. The lyrics, “It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you” are very similar to how John Proctor would react when Judge Danforth repeatedly disregarded what he had to say. John fought hard enough to try and save his community, yet ended up getting sentenced to hang. This relates to the lyrics, “It's gonna take some time but I know you're worth fighting for” because Proctor ended up risking his own life for his wife’s. The song “I Know Im Not The Only One” by Sam Smith links to the character, Elizabeth Proctor. The song is about the story of how someone …show more content…

In the play, Abby has a massive crush on John Proctor. Her crush is so big that she attempts to call out Elizabeth, claiming that she is a witch. Abby does this to try and get rid of John’s wife so she can fill Elizabeth’s shoes. “Why would you ever kiss me?” is one line of the song that relates to Abby’s feelings. John Proctor pushes Abby far away from him and tells her that it’s never going to work, despite their affair. John claims he loves his wife too much, which angers Abby even more. The lyrics, “But then again, kinda wish she were dead” also relate to Abby because both their wishes are for that other person to be dead so they can fill the shoes. The song’s speaker envies their crush’s partner and is devastated when their crush decides to pursue their own partner

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