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The Accuser In The Crucible

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The Crucible was created in 1953, which shows the story of the Salem witch trials. This event occurred in Massachusetts Bay around the time1692-1693. The plot of the crucible started when a group of girl claimed that they were dancing in the forest with Tituba (slave). The girls were caught by Reverend Parris (Minister). Parris’s daughter (Betty), ends up falling in a coma but we later found out that she was faking being in a coma because she was scared that she going to get in trouble. The Climax of this play is when the main character make one decision that changes the whole outcome off the play. Throughout The Crucible Arthur Miller has two most important Motif which are Misguided Motive and Vengeance. Arthur Miller presents the idea…show more content…
Danforth stated “Hang them high over town…” Hale tells Danforth that the other girls are lying about the witchcraft but Danforth didn’t listen to Hale that the accused is wrong Danforth began the hanging ( Also signed the warrant of 72 people). “The accuser is always holy” (Act Two) Proctor states that the accuser is right because they are holy, but the 72 innocent people are killed because all of them were misjudged for being or dealing with witchcraft. “I, Sir, am innocent to a witch. II know what a witch is”-Martha Corey “If you know not what a witch is , how do you know you are not one”-Judge Hawthorne Martha was trying to prove her innocence to Judge Hawthorne in the court but then Hawthorne flipped her word around and made her look more guilty than she already is. Mary Warren states “What'll we do? The village is out... the whole country's talkin' witchcraft! They'll be callin' us witches, Abby…, we've got to tell. Witchery's a hangin' error, a hangin…We must tell the truth, Abby! You'll only be whipped for dancin', and the other things” (Act One .144-147) Justice contain punishment for witchcraft for example dancing in the forest. When Reverend Parris caught the girls dancing in the
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