Peer Pressure In The Crucible

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Peer Pressure in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible There are many types of flaws in human beings. Some of them are jealousy, selfishness, or peer pressure. Most of the human flaws lead to tragedy. Victor Hugo believes that most people act like they’re better than others or often trying not to be an outcast. In The Crucible, a play by Arthur Miller, peer pressure takes a big part. People do all sorts of things to fit in. People often want to feel accepted by society, especially from their friends. Peer pressure is a big issue in The Crucible, also in real life. The feeling of not being part of something is kind of scary for many. An example about when my cousin was in LA and he was new to the school. A group of gangbangers liked him and wanted him to join their gang Mara Salvatrucha. He committed murder. He also robbed many houses. Him and his gang would do all sorts of Relates to the prompt because: he joined the gang so he didn’t feel lonely. By him joining the gang, his future was destroyed. An example about when my cousin lived in Colombia, she grew up in the middle/poor class. Many of the women there were prostitutes. They were very beautiful, had money, didn’t need an education. But my cousin didn’t need anything like that. Relates to the prompt: She became a prostitute, there’s a girl who recruits other girls to be rich and beautiful. These are …show more content…

Especially when it comes to Abigail pressuring the girl. “ABIGAIL, starting for Mary: I say shut it, Mary Warren!” (Act 1, p. 19) Relation to the prompt: Abigail makes Mary doesn't say anything that may not match up with her story. Also to see if their on the same page. " I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you. And you know that I can do it." (Act 1, p. 20) Relation to the prompt: Abigail is pressuring the girls not to say a word. This is what happens ever since they danced around in the

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