The Crucible Quotations And Analysis

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In the play The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, we learn several important concepts but the

one that I can make the most connections with the story is the phrase, "Hell hath no fury like that

of a women scorned", which the three major characters Abigail Williams, Elizabeth Proctor, and

Ann Putnam can resemble this remark about being angry and seeking for vengeance more than

the devil or hell could bring on this earth due to being hurt by a loved one or jealousy from an

unfair event.

The first example of a women showing these acts is Abigail Williams. Once in love with John

Proctor and even had an affair with him, she has been seeking revenge since John Proctor does

not share the same feelings for her and only used her
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Elizabeth gets her revenge by her husband being

arrested and for him to have lost all of the peoples respect but she still loves him by telling him

that she's pregnant.

The final example of a women being more dangerous than hell itself is the character Ann

Putnam who due to super natural means has lost many things and people in her life that she

soon seeks revenge for. In the Paper, The Crucible quotations and analysis, we see that Mrs.

Putnam believes that a supernatural ritual caused her seven children to die but the eighth child

lived known as Ruth Putnam. It is easy to assume that something beyond human actions took all

you children away when another family had a different outcome. An enemy of Ann's is Rebeca

Nurse who is held with the upmost regard in Salem. Ann Putnam accuses Rebeca of Witch craft

because Rebecca's eleven children survived along with twenty-six grandchildren that are all living

healthy. The jealousy of a women can be dangerous and the outcome can be even worse.

Through all the hysteria and accusations by the Putnam's, Rebeca falls victim to the accusations

of witchcraft. Through her rage and jealousy, Ann will still only have her one daughter and
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