Use Of Arthur Miller's Writing Style In The Crucible

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Miller's writing style is how he places the viewer/ reader in the middle of the action. Style is the way writing is dressed up (or down) to fit the specific context, purpose, or audience. The style in writing can be defined as the way a writer writes and it is the technique which an individual author uses in his writing. How a writer chooses words and structures sentences to achieve a certain effect is also an element of style. In Arthur Miller's play The Crucible, Miller uses the Salem Witchcraft Trials to demonstrate how easily people can be drawn into a kind of mob mentality which ultimately hurts innocent people.
Imagery makes use of particular words that create visual representation of ideas in our minds. The word imagery is associated with mental pictures. However, this idea is but partially correct. Imagery, to be realistic, turns out to be more complex than just a picture. Imagery is used to help the reader to visualize more realistically the author’s writings. Miller uses imagery to create a sensory experience for the reader. He said, "Sweated like a stallion”. Abigail describes the way in which Proctor enjoyed their affair. While also a simile, this gives the reader
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A central tenet is that the means of production is the economic base that influences or determines the political life. The Crucible was written in the midst of a political witch-hunt popularly known as the second Red Scare. Marxist ideas had become very popular, and fear of this Marxism taking hold and leading to Socialism in America was greatly feared, fueled in large part by McCarthyism. The Crucible took the infamous witch-hunt from 18th century Salem Massachusetts and its initial release paralleled the witch-hunt of the Red Scare. It was Arthur Miller's hope that audiences would recognize the parallels and exert the influence of their votes to stop the
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