Hysteria And Chaos In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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Throughout history there have been instances where individuals inflicat chaos to gain their desires. The dramatic play, The Crucible, by Arthur Miller was written in the 1950s but takes place in the last 1600s during the Salem witch trials. These trials are notorious for the public hysteria it caused and drew out. Due to individuals greed and deception many innocent were accussed and sentenced to death for witch craft. This only subsisted the hysteria and caused several unjust deaths. When individuals are inflicted with hysteria and chaos, there are others who use it as an opportunity to achieve power and their own agendas. Within The Crucible the character Judge Thomas Danforth is overcome with greed and aims to gain and keep his power as
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