Theme Of Scapegoating In The Crucible

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People deal with different forms of human nature throughout their lives. A variety of human nature aspects can be used to describe different contemporary issues in today's society. For instance, blaming others is a widely spread aspect of human nature that every single human on Earth has to deal with in his or her life. Blaming is the act of accusing others of doing something that they didn't do or were not involved in. Another form of blaming is called scapegoating. Scapegoating is a term used to describe someone who blames someone else for doing something in order to not get themselves in trouble. It is a selfish act, however, many citizens in the United States and the world have dealt with this issue. Many contemporary issues can be related to scapegoating, but one in particular would be anti-semitism. Anti-Semitism is defined as the hatred or disapproval of the Jewish religion and it’s believer’s lifestyle. Scapegoating can be connected to anti-semitism in many ways, especially in today's world in the United States. Many innocent people are affected by Anti-semitism causing it to be a global issue. The play The Crucible has similar issues that have to be dealt with as the play goes along. Both anti-semitism and The Crucible deal with major affairs that are still faced today.
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