The Crucible Argument

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Dying for a cause, it’s happened many times throughout history. It’s how the world has progressed through many wars, rebellions, and social movements. Reverand Hale in The Crucible by Arthur Miller says “no principle, however glorious” is worth dying for, which was said during the period of the witch trials. This was a logical statement in that particular situation, where it was a basis of false accusations and pride. However, in modern times this statement applied to the situation of the present-day can be refuted and rejected. During the time of the witch trials, the times of desperation and survivalist mode could have prompted many to agree with Miller’s statement. It was a drastic choice with not many alternatives in between, with many

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