Theme Of The Lottery And The Crucible

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Tradition is where society finds it’s comforts as humans are creatures of habit, but what happens when that tradition leads to imprisonment or worse? Comparing “The Lottery” and The Crucible, one start’s to notice common themes between the two works. Like in The Crucible the constant lies and deception that led to countless deaths, or in “The Lottery” the ignorance that tradition breeds, these two stories share common albeit, disturbing themes. Ignorance, tradition, and judgement three themes these stories shared and explored in numerous ways. The Crucible, a play by Arthur Miller, an allusion to The Red Hunt that took place in America after World War Two explores many complex themes, but three of the most prominent were the tradition of
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