The Crucible Danforth Character Traits

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Character Analysis In the Crucible, by Arthur Miller, Deputy Governor Danforth is the least looked up to character. Danforth thinks he is better than others. He shows no mercy for others and is not considerate of anyone’s feelings. Danforth is very full of himself. He shows this when he asks Francis Nurse, “Do you know who I am, Mr. Nurse?” (p.209). Danforth thinks the law should be followed exactly as it is written without exception. He thinks that anyone who is against the trials is trying to go against him and the church. He is the judge and he does not like anyone questioning the way he runs the court. Because he is so full of himself, he is not a very likeable character. Danforth shows no mercy. He is probably the most merciless
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