How Did John Proctor Change Throughout The Crucible

926 Words4 Pages

Arthur Miller wrote play The Crucible, which is based on a real story; play begins in a very interesting moment and ends in a very dramatic scene. At the time, when the play was written, witchcraft was a big thing for people. People used witchcraft to accuse other people and take their property, or because they just don’t like them. The story shows us, how do characters have changed from the beginning of the play and until the very end. The Proctor is one of the main characters in The Crucible. During the whole play, we can see how Proctor changes. One of the main themes in The Crucible is no matter what changes people if they get into the situation where they have to make a decision about what has more meaning to them. The story begins in small town Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. Paris found his daughter and other girls dancing in the woods. When John Hale came up to find the truth, Abigail, and other girls start to accuse they neighbors in witchcraft. One of them was Elizabeth Proctor, John Proctors wife. Abigail accused her because Elizabeth fired her when she finds out that John and Abigail …show more content…

In this particle moment, John proctor makes hard for him decision, to tell the court, the truth about the relationship between him and Abigail, “I have known her, sir. I have known her.” (193), when he said this he “cast away his good name”. But at the same time, he let Abigail know that he doesn’t have to feel for her anymore and try to make her tell the truth about witchcraft. I this moment we can see, how he starts to change. Now he shows integrity for his mistakes. To prove John Proctor words, Danforth asks Cheever to bring Elizabeth to the court. When Elizabeth start to lie about adultery, we see John Proctors feeling about what he was done, he fills very bad and on responsible for things that he did in the

Open Document