Can you really imagine life without different personalities and opinions? It would just be the same old boring routine every day. On the other hand, The Crucible, by Arthur Miller has many different characters that really are overwhelming due to all of the unexpected events that occur. This drama really grabs your attention, every sentence that you read makes you want to keep on reading due to the commotion in the dialogue. For instance, I really enjoy the characters because each one of them actually reminds me of people that I know in person and how they act.
In the novel, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, the two main characters, Victor Frankenstein and his creature, both display a sense of moral ambiguity. Each character has committed both good and evil alike, and neither knew the consequences of what they had done. However, Victor Frankenstein is generally the morally ambiguous character by his treatment of his creation and his own imperious personality. He wanted to be able to help science by recreating life or bringing it back, but at the same time, he did not want to consider the consequences of doing so. Victor tries to prove himself as a good moral character in the relationship between his creation and himself.
Atonement What happens when one does not atone for what they have done? To atone something means to make amends or reparations - life, for some people, can become increasingly harder to live when individuals do not listen to their conscience and atone for their mistakes. For example, if a mistake is made and the consequences are severe, was there a point where it could have been avoided? What if the truth had been told, would the consequences be less severe? Situations involving atonement surround everyday life in various forms of news stories, entertainment, and history.
In the late 1600’s, Salem, Massachusetts was flooded with witch hysteria. This was based on the Puritan religion, which was taking the Bible verbatim. For this reason, there was no hard proof, but rather spectral evidence. A multitude of citizens was falsely accused and used as scapegoats to save oneself's. In The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor happens to be one of the many people who gets thrown under the bus.
It was the year of 1629 when Salem was settled in what was then the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Just like most colonial settlers, the group that arrived in Salem was searching for religious freedom from the Church of England. In 1641 England declares that witchcraft is a capital crime; capital crimes include treason and it is punishable by death. The settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony were a very religious group known as the Puritans; the Puritans strongly believed in The Bible, which includes passages such as Leviticus 20:27 “A man or woman that hath such a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death.” Ministers started arriving to Salem in 1629 and it was evident that the Puritans wanted to disengage from the Church of England.
As I’m sure you are already aware, Elizabeth has been accused of bearing a pact with Lucifer, and she has been taken to the jail upon your word. I know just as well as you do, she is innocent of the evils you have claimed. She is joined by many others you have falsely accused. The calamity you have begun will soon see a sizable number of people hanged in the name of your “divine purification”. I cannot vouch for the purity of this village, but I know that the evils at play here are motivated by your own vendetta against my wife, and not by the wicked hand of some Antichrist.
In Homer’s “The Odyssey” men are proposed to be superior. On the other hand, women are seen as meek, helpless, figures, whose only purpose in life is to reproduce and be used for the pleasure of men Through this portrayal of women an untrue stereotype has been created that has represented women in a negative way for thousands of years. Although, Homer's the Odyssey is a well renowned novel,taught in classes all over the world, it contains quite a few flaws when it comes to looking at it through a feminist lens. Through portraying women as this specific archetype, the author creates a sexist and misogynistic idea of women's role in society. Similarly in Frankenstein, Mary Shelley portrays women as a being lower to men in order to counter argue
The Crucible is a play written by Arthur Miller in which multiple people were being convicted of witchcraft without evidence or proof. The Crucible, fear is operating in the witchcraft accusations and the tension between the Salem residents. Abigail’s motivation in the witchcraft testimonies. Today, the well documented horrors of the Salem Witch Trials provide a detailed history for descendants of the many victims,judges,juries,witnesses,and accusers. Some 24 people had died for their supposed involvement during the Salem Witch Trials.
The Crucible was written by Arthur Miller, in the 1950. The story setting begins in a small town called Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. Two of the characters that played important roles in this story were John Proctor and Elizabeth Proctor. These two characters were a married couple who lived on the outskirts of Salem, Massachusetts. John Proctor displayed himself as an honest hard working man, who had only one secret.
The Crucible Fear has effected much of history. Many of these events in history are very similar. One of the biggest examples in history would be The Holocaust. An example would be the Salem witch trails which were depicted in the book The Crucible by Arthur Miller. The Crucible and The Holocaust are related because one person was to blame for the mass hysteria, there was one person in power, fear was used to control the people and many people were wrongly punished.
Even when we get hurt by the people we truly love, we can’t let go of them. We keep loving them because we know one day the pain will subside and we can move forward with life. Once we move past it and realise the truth behind the feelings, we decide we could do anything for them, even lie. Elizabeth Proctor in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible women who was hurt by the man she loved do to one fatal mistake he made with Abigail Williams. Elizabeth fought through the thoughts for their love when it was hard to forget and all the trials going on around them.
The Evolution of Elizabeth Proctor Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible is a compelling look at the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Elizabeth Proctor began as doubtful of her husband, John Proctor, but ends up having faith in him in the end. She still believed her husband was still in love with Abigail but Proctor soon proved his love for Elizabeth throughout the play. Elizabeth evolves from a woman who doubts her husband, but then evolves into a woman who risks her life to save her husband. Elizabeth continues to question her husband's faith causing an argument between the two.
The scene starts with John Proctor and Elizabeth sitting down for dinner. The tension in the room is obvious and they awkwardly have a meal of cider and rabbit while Elizabeth is still mad at John. Elizabeth says how Mary Warren is in Salem that day and John gets mad that Elizabeth let her go but not him. John finds it not fair he is being restricted from going to Salem because his wife is now untrusting. They argue, John gets fed up and says “Spare me!