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Theme Of Greed In The Crucible

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As a French Proverb states, “greedy eaters dig their graves with their teeth”. People are consumed with wanting more and more rather than knowing what they need in life. The human race constantly carries on this pattern of greed. A theme of greed is shown in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. In The Crucible, greed is the overall theme. For instance Reverend Parris shows the first act of greed. As Reverend Parris argues with his niece Abigail he proclaims, “But if you trafficked with spirits in the forest I must know it now, for surely my enemies will, and they will ruin me with it” (Miller 10). In the scene Reverend Parris is fearful about his enemies discovering there are practices of witchery in his household and therefore his enemies will use
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