The girls in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible lied about the elders in Salem resulting in the excommunicating and deaths of several of the townspeople. Teenaged girls still lie about adults and adults’ lives are still ruined by the lies. Universally, one of teenagers favorite targets to lie about is teachers and coaches. They lie about grades, about bullying teachers, about homework, and about the abuse from coaches and all the lies end up costing the teacher, not the teens. The girls in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible lied about the elders in Salem resulting in the excommunicating and deaths of several of the townspeople. The lies they told the community affected the community and who they told the lie about instead of affecting the girls. The …show more content…
Ordinarily, teenagers lie everyday and the lies affect the adults they lie too or even other teenagers they lie to. Teenagers lie about the teachers, saying that the teachers attacked them. Teenagers will lie so they can extract the teachers, they do not like fired. Teenagers lie about their parents other lovers so that they will extort in a fight and break up. They procreate up lies that the stepparent is beating them with a weapon or the siblings. The lies affect the happiness of the parents for the sake of they cannot be with the person they love. The lies do not affect the person telling the lie. When they lie, they do not know how the other person feels about the situation. The crucible can still happen today, thanks to teenage girls that still lie almost everyday of the year. Moreover, lies can still cause serious trouble for a few people and it can also cause death of a few people as well. Teenagers lie about their coaches, teachers, parents, and even lie about their siblings. Lying happens everyday and it is almost as crummy as it was when The Crucible took place. Lies will not always kill you, but it can extort you kindled from a job you love or it can calumniate a person you
It is an act of one person's word against another. the court assumes the girl’s are telling the truth disregarding reputation as the decider of the truth, which gives the girls all the power. Another example of how lying is okay as long as you get away with it in The Crucible, is when Elizabeth lies to Danforth about Abigail and Proctor's affair. “To your own knowledge, has John Proctor ever committed the crime of lechery? (In a crisis of indecision she cannot speak.)
Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, presents a theme that demonstrates how characters change throughout the storyline. The dramatic changes of the characters show how people in late 1600’s managed to get through the accusations of witchcraft and moreover how the accusers and or condemners were able to handle the chaotic event. Miller’s play helps one understand what the Salem Witch Trials did to people’s emotions and mentalities. People demanded one to be hung or burned if the person sinned unless they confessed, turned back around to God, and blamed others for their sin. In The Crucible, with Hale’s transformation Miller is emphasizing that humanity will always seek redemption, the truth will triumph the lies, and people will constantly try
People lie for many reasons. Sometimes it’s to themselves, sometimes it’s to others. No matter who they are lying to, it always affects others around you. In the story The Crucible by Arthur Miller, lying is a very common theme. Many characters lie, which include John Proctor, Abigail Williams, Reverend Parris, and many others.
In 1692 hundreds of people were sitting in jail for being witches, but none of them were really witches. An author named Arthur Miller wrote the play The Crucible based of the true events of the Salem witch trials. In the play some girls get in trouble for dancing in the woods. They claim the witches were making them do these bad things. The girls accused a lot of people and got a lot of people of hang for being witches.
This disgusting behavior seen today is also seen in The Crucible by Arthur Miller. The Crucible is the story of a young Puritan woman in 1692 Massachusetts who made false witchcraft accusations in an attempt to save her life and to end a rival’s life. While her actions are horrific and the cause of numerous deaths, the actions of the adults around her that enabled her lies to cost lives are despicable. Through his dishonest characters, specifically Reverend Parris, Judge Danforth, and John Proctor, Miller exposes the evils of lying to save one’s name and the destruction that inevitably ensues.
There are many characters throughout many of the world’s literary works, who will lie no matter what the outcome is. Author Miller was one of the many authors that wrote about characters that lied throughout the play “The Crucible”. The play depicted the events that happened during the infamous “Witch Trials” that occurred in Salem, Massachusetts. In Arthur Miller’s play, “The Crucible”, Miller conveyed an important idea that although it’s hard, standing up for what you believe in can give you a positive influence in life. Because of the fact that it is sometimes hard to stand for your beliefs, John Proctor first hesitated in what he should do at the end of act IV even though standing for his beliefs can ultimately decide if he lives or dies.
The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a dramatic play that expresses a very important message and that is how far people would go to save themselves from the hands of death. There are many characters in the Crucible who are guilty of taking innocent lives, but there are three major characters who, without a doubt, are the most at blame. The play takes place in the city of Salem, a city filled with people that would do anything to keep their reputation clean. Throughout the play, Miller is introducing multiple characters that experience changes in their decisions and negatively influence more people eventually leading up to the witch trials. The main point that the story revolves around is that people would rather lie and blame someone else instead of confessing and accepting the punishment.
In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, many characters lie due to fear, wanting to protect someone, or wanting to accomplish something. In The Crucible, Abigail lies about Elizabeth being a witch to try and get Elizabeth out of
In “The Way We Lie”, author Stephanie Ericsson gives her readers a list of ten lie we sometime use it for a purpose and sometime we did not realize we did it. She starts out her story with four lie she used in the same morning as she is starting out her day. She explains these lie are intentionally use to minimize the complications and make the day goes much smoother. However, she questions whether these lie can actually make an impact on the person who carry out and the person who receive the lie.
We all know peer pressure can make you do things, But Arthur Miller’s The Crucible shows us the extremes of social pressure and how it can make us do things we would never have thought of doing. One of the major themes in The Crucible is that popular belief causes you to act and operate differently than you would normally. Some examples of this is Mary’s behavior, the girls fainting, and Proctors struggle to not confess. One of the main examples of someone giving in to social pressure is when Mary Warren decides to convict Proctor and say he is working with the devil.
Stephanie Ericsson begins her explorative essay, “The Ways We Lie,” with a personal anecdote of all the lies she fabricated in one day. She told her bank that a deposit was in the mail when it was not, told a client that the traffic had been bad when she was late for other reasons, told her partner that her day was fine when it was really exhausting, and told her friend she was too busy for lunch when she just was not hungry, all in the course of a day. She shifts from talking about herself to talking about everyone, claiming that all people lie, exaggerate, minimize, keep secrets, and tell other lies. But, like herself, most still consider themselves honest people. She describes a week in which she tried to never tell a lie; it was debilitating, she claims.
You lie; They lie; We all lie, but secrets are not always remained untold. In the play, The Crucible, Arthur Miller demonstrates the theme of the truth will eventually come out, your lies will eventually catch up to you. Specifically, people believe lying with a good cause is excusable, but it will eventually make things worse. The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. During the era of McCarthyism, Salem is fictionalized with witchcraft through witch trials to justify the crimes being made.
The art of deception comes at a great price. Those who lie and cheat find themselves at the end of a circle of misery. Abigail Williams from Arthur Miller’s The Crucible possesses many characteristics, which shape her personality and support the underlying themes throughout the play of how deception always leads to consequences. Therefore, people must keep acceptable behavior in the presence of others to prevent misunderstandings and false accusations. The six objects within Abigail’s pocket each symbolize a different aspect of her life or actions.
Critical Analysis How many people in the world have lied before? Lying is something everyone has done whether they admit to it or not. In the play the Crucible written by Arthur Miller it is based intolerably on lies. It is about a group of girls in Salem, Massachusetts who were caught dancing in the woods.
When one lies, one undermines trust in society. Some philosophers, most famously Immanuel Kant, knew that that lying was always wrong. He based this on his general principle that we should treat each human being as an end in itself and never as a mere means. Lying to someone is not treating them as an end in themselves, but merely as a means for the liar to get what they want. All in all the conclusion is that lying