The Crucible Compare And Contrast Nathan Hale And John Proctor

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Throughout history there has been a number of martyrs celebrated for their heroism and integrity in defending their truths and beliefs to the very end. Nathan Hale, for example, is an American soldier and spy during the American Revolution who was captured by British soldiers. Instead of giving any information and compromising his strong beliefs in defending the United States, Hale was hung. Now, Hale is considered an American hero, and was officially declared the state hero of Connecticut. Similarly, John Proctor, and other characters, from Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible, are placed in a situation where they must decide if dying with integrity is more important than falsely confessing and living a life of compromised principals that may

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