The Crucible Character Analysis John Proctor

319 Words2 Pages
Character Analysis Essay (Rough Draft)

In Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, John Proctor, a strong, steadfast farmer, is a model example of a tragic hero. John is initially made out to be a character that has committed the sin of adultery, and struggles to re-establish his trustworthiness in himself and with his wife. He believes his affair with Abigail, one of the play’s main characters, irreparably damaged him in the eyes of God. Although Proctor does succumb to sin, he greatly lacks the ability to forgive himself, but as The Crucible progresses, a great transition occurs in John Proctor, which allows the audience to feel sympathy towards him. Proctor is evidently a tragic hero as a result of his relentless crusade to free his
Open Document