John Proctor Courageous In The Crucible

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A courageous character is that of which shows bravery, one who is not deterred by danger or pain. There are many characters who exhibit courage throughout The Crucible. However, there is one character in particular who stands out the most throughout the play. John Proctor seems to be the most courageous because he does several things no other character would even think of doing. Several times throughout the play, Proctor speaks out in opposition to Reverend Parris. For example, Parris tries to maintain his religious authority over Proctor, but Proctor is disinterested in what Parris has to say. Also, Proctor confesses his affair with Abigail in order to save Elizabeth’s life. He willingly sacrifices his name in order to protect her life. At

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