What Does Greed Mean In The Crucible

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“Greed makes men blind and foolish, and makes him an easy prey”- Unknown. Greed, is one word that comes to mind when I think of Thomas Putnam. He is a flank character who stays a bad guy throughout the play which adds to how he portrays the theme. In The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, Thomas Putnam helps to show the theme of how far someone will go to make sure they get what they want. He does this in many different ways and he does it very well. Cheat, is another word that comes to mind when I think of Putnam. In The Crucible, Putnam states, “I’ll have my men on you, Corey! I’ll clap a writ on you!”. The men were discussing what would happen if Putnam did not stop selling timber off of the land that he did not own. He then went on to say he
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