How Does Arthur Miller Create Interest In The Crucible

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Arthur Miller gradually introduces information because it creates interest in the story. In act one Arthur Miller uses the overture to describes how the witch-hunts affected the people of Salem and other communities. Arthur Miller states that “The witch-hunt was a perverse manifestation of the panic which set in among all classes when the balance began to turn toward greater individual freedom”(1. 117-119). This quote creates interest by making the audience want to know how the fear and hysteria of the witch-hunts affected the people of Salem. This creates an initial interest in the audience, but Arthur Miller has to continue to add new and exciting material to keep the audience interested. The author takes an authorial intrusion to better
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