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What Are John Proctor's Characteristics In The Crucible

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John Proctor’s Characteristics “I have known her,sir.I have known her.”(Miller 1206). These words spoken by John Proctor reveal he did wrong by cheating on his wife and acknowledges the sin he has committed . John’s affair leads to multiple internal issues .Proctor is a farmer in his thirties who has 3 kids as described in the book. John Proctor is living during the time of the puritans and the bad Salem witch trials. The author of The Crucible ,Arthur Miller wrote this play as a symbol for another event.In The Crucible John Proctor is seen as very observant and notices things that go against the beliefs of the puritans,he is also bold or brave ,because he told the truth even though the consequences would be severe, he is also seen as a passionate character .…show more content…
Proctor says “What work you do! It’s strange work for a christian girl to hang old women!”(Miller 1167) . This shows that he knows what they are doing is wrong .He also knows their pretending instead of telling the truth. In The Crucible John is seen as observant by the town people however he is also bold.
Another characteristic of that John Proctor displays is boldness .Proctor says "She thinks to dance with me on my wife's grave! "(Miller 1206 ). This conversation happens in the court when proctor is trying to bail his wife out of being hung by telling the court Abigail is a liar. Even though John committed adultery a sin he confesses in attempt to save his wife.John is very bold and tried very hard to tell the court the girls were lying ,but failed .Not only is John Proctor bold ,but a passionate
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