The Crucible Integrity

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Is personal integrity more important than survival? The dictionary defines integrity as the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. The Salem witch trials in history shows how men and women had to choose between their own morals and their faith. In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible the people show their value of personal integrity over life while maintaining their reputation and good name to pass down to generations to come. Giles Corey is a man of integrity who cares for his family and friends in the community. When he is asked to confess, he refuses because of his care and love for those around him. Since he refused, he was pressed to death. Elizabeth tells John about what has happened and says “Great stones

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