Similarities Between The Crucible And The Scarlet Letter

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The Crucible Essay Rough Draft Nathaniel Hawthorne and Arthur Miller have some similarities and differences in their books. The Crucible by Arthur Miller and The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne have some similarities and differences based upon humility and hypocrisy. Both writers in their stories express how the most religious lawful people aren’t as good as they seem. A difference would be the main characters in The Scarlet letter the characters are guilty, but have humility. The Main characters in The Crucible are wicked and get away with things in the ending. In the Crucible Reverend Parris is a selfish Minister who only cares about money and is a greedy selfish man. In The Scarlet letter Reverend Dimmesdale committed adultery and actually feels guilty for what he did and has humility, the only problem with him is him not admitting he is the father of Pearl and sees how Hester Prynne is tormented. The main characters in The Scarlet Letter are guilty and see how …show more content…

The virtue they express in their stories is humility. In The Crucible Rebecca Nurse is the most oldest, wisest, a true women of God, and humble women. Unfortunately, she is accused for witchcraft and is hung at the end. Hester Prynne in The Scarlet Letter is a humble women and recognizes her mistake. Hester does her effort in being close to God and teaches her child Pearl about God. Hester also attempts to have Dimmesdale back into her life and into Pearl's life as her father. In conclusion, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Arthur Miller both show the characteristics of Hypocrisy and Humility. Of course the difference are the endings. In the Crucible the wicked get away with it and the righteous perish. In the end of The Scarlet Letter Pearl and Hester leave Salem for a better life. Both of these writers have proved many relatable things in the religious

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