The Crucible Is An Allegory

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If you are being threatened of life or death with false statements would you take the blame or would you blame others? The crucible is an allegory because they believe that people are symbolic for the devil and witch craft. However the crucible also relates to the red scarce because people are being accused and it just leads to people being afraid and deaths. The crucible connects to real life by persecuting a lot of innocent people just like the red scarce. The red scarce is a witch hunt with suspected communist supporters. The effect of this story is how the people are risking their lives; they are put in danger because they are taking blame for something they didn’t do. The text claims “Mr. Putnam, I have here an accusation
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