The Crucible Proctor Character Analysis

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Although Aristotle states that one must meet certain qualifications to be a tragic hero, like being of noble descent, Proctor does meet all of the other qualifications. Proctor meets the qualifications by sleeping with Abigail, by being accused of witchcraft, and by being highly praised in this community. To be a tragic hero his/her downfall is one's fault. Proctor decided to created his downfall when he has an affair with Reveron Hails orphaned niece, Abigail. Proctor knew what he did was wrong but his pride was too high to admit it. Abigail was jealous of Elizabeth, Proctor's wife, because like any other young and in love female, she wanted him all to herself. Abigail was the reason the witch accusations started. Once the trials begin,

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