Honor In The Crucible

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Honor is what's on the inside Aristotle, an ancient philosopher, once said “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” Honor is an important trait to have in a human being. In The Crucible John Proctor is faced with tough choices that describe his character and proves his honor to friends, family and to the community. Author Miller proves in The Crucible John Proctor is an honorable man by Johns loyalty, risking his good name and a good husband. To begin, Arthur Miller portrays John Proctor as an honorable man because he is loyal to his friends and family. Proctor goes to the city of Salem because he heard about witches that were found in the city, while he is there he …show more content…

However, this is inaccurate because he avoids Abigail and risks everything for his wife. Elizabeth was taken by the court because she was accused for being a witch, but John knows she is a good women and fights for her. Elizabeth is worth the trouble of going to the court and defying the government. It is honorable for a husband to protect his wife after all they are family. John is talking to the court and tell the court a secret that no one knows about, John’s reputation is on the line. John’s name is important to him as he says in Act 4, and he is willing to give it up for his wife and it is worth it. John is honorable because his wife is the most important person in his life, and he would do anything for her. John is a good husband because of his selfless actions toward his wife. John’s portrays honor throughout The Crucible in his loyalty, the good he gives to others and he's a good husband. The Crucible teaches readers to stick to what they believe in, even if others disagree. John died, but with honor because he did not let others change his mind. Like John Proctor risks his life to say what he believes in, others from around the world protest what they believe in even though some get thrown in

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