How Does Arthur Miller Create Tension In The Crucible

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In The Crucible written by Arthur Miller, in the town of Salem, everyone was in constant fear of the Devil and Hell. Because of their ongoing struggle with the Indians and many other problems for which they had no explanation, people started to believe that the ones from hell had been stirring up the problems because Devil is directly opposed to Heaven, and the latter symbolizes harmony and righteousness. This tension was triggered when Tituba confessed her affiliation with Devil in the village. Her confession provoked upheaval and hysteria in the town, which quickly resulted into a witch-hunt. As Judge Danforth said, witchcraft is “an invisible crime”(93) and “who may possibly be witness to it?” (93), anyone who had opposition would be
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