What Is The Moral Flaws In The Crucible

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A hero’s motive and good sense of morality are usually influenced or destroyed by many individuals flaws which usually are beyond their control. In the play “The Crucible” By Authur Miller. He reveals the true colors of mankind by forcefully manipulating one another to end up with life-threatening consequences amongst themselves and in the community. John Proctor experiences an inner struggle within his beliefs and decisions. John Proctor is married to Elizabeth Proctor, father of three sons. He is a Christian man but yet disagrees and fail to attend church because of the way Rev. Parris runs the church. He doubts the existence of witchcraft in Salem. Throughout the play, John Proctor had an affair with Abigail Williams who worked for Elizabeth Proctor as a midwife. Proctor fears for his reputation because he doesn 't want his name posted and labeled as an adultery, not only to the town of Salem but also for his sons. In Act IV Proctor states “I have confessed myself! Is there no good penitence but it be public? God does not need my name nailed to the church! God sees my name; God knows how black my sins are!” ( Miller p.132) In other words, Proctor believes that Gods sees his mistake, he will…show more content…
Although John Proctor had an affair with Abigail, he still cares for Elizabeth deeply, As a result, Proctor choice to reveal the truth of his affair in order to save his marriage and his loyalty. In act I Proctor states ” I am only wondering how I may prove what she told me…. Elizabeth: If the girls a saint now, I think it is not easy to prove shes fraud, and the town went so silly, she told it to me in a room alone----- I have no proof for it ….. Elizabeth: You were alone with her…… Proctor: for a moment alone, aye. (page 51 ) . Proctor reveals his faults to his wife who he truly respects despite the fact that he had failed the woman he loves but, because of his affair he wants to be trusted, he realized that he is losing respect towards himself due to his
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