The Crucible: Three Modern Interpretations Of Reverend Parris

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In Arthur Millard’s play The Crucible it follows the events of the Salem witch trials in the 1690s, and particularly for this play if follows the Puritans of the town as they struggle with the idea that the devil walks among them. One of the more prominent characters in the story is the preacher Reverend Parris whom is the pastor within the town, and as the story progresses it becomes more apart to the reader that he is more like many modern people than any of the other characters in the play. So three modern Interpretations of Reverend Parris are Ebenezer Scrooge, Donald Trump, and the entirety of humanity. For my First example I choose Ebenezer, because in a sense he is a older version of Parris. First both are men in their later years

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