John Proctor Adultery In The Crucible

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The story of The Crucible written by Arthur Miller tells the events of John Proctor and the Salem witch trials. John Proctor is a man who is haunted by his guilt of adultery and doesn’t want his good name to be ruined. Throughout the events of John Proctor which have led to the moment wear he tears up his confession that would of save his life but condemned those who didn’t confess or pled guilty to witchcraft. This act is believable for the character of John Proctor as well of his sense of goodness returning. With the events that happen to John Proctor that led to this final noble act is justify with who he is as a person.
In the middle of act three John Proctor was willing to ruining his good name in order to save his wife and his friends wives as well. During this act John Proctor was giving a deal in which his wife would be spared for a year
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Going on with the courtroom case at this point John Proctor didn’t want tell anyone about his adultery even to the point of him wanted to forget about it. Knowing that he and his friends are losing the result to his final hand.He confess to adultery with Abigail in order to discredit her to save his wife and his friends wife. Even with this act not working his willingness to confess of his adultery in front of the court, friends, and Judge Danforth took courage and shows his willing to sacrifice his name to save the people he cares about.
In conclusion John Proctor final act was believable to what his character stands for. His refusal to accept the deal that Danforth made so have his wife could live for a year. His willingness to sacrifice his good name in order to save the ones he care about. And the final act where he tears up his confession so that his friends wouldn’t be considered guilty by the people for his confession. The story of The Crucible written by Arthur Miller tells the events of John Proctor and the Salem witch
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