What Is The Role Of Proctor's Decisions In The Crucible

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Arthur Miller, a playwright, wrote The Crucible, a dramatized and fictionalized play. The setting took place in Salem, Massachusetts, during the Salem Witch Trials in 1692. The play is about the witch trials, which started due to the jealousy and lust of Abigail Williams, the leader of the witchcraft trial, wanting to have John Proctor, the main protagonist, again. At the end of the play, Proctor is led to his hanging. Throughout the play, there are many events that had helped him made his decision. Proctor is led by certain circumstances to a great moral and ethical decision. It is mainly to lie and save his life and his farm from …show more content…

She is another victim to the witch trial investigations and got accused by Mrs. Ann Putnam, the wife of Thomas Putnam. Mrs. Putnam accused Rebecca out of jealousy and believed that she is responsible for the death of her seven infant children; which led her to accused Rebecca being a witch. Mrs. Putnam is jealous of Rebecca, seeing that Rebecca had many successful labor, while many of her had been unsuccessful. Proctor saw her when Deputy Governor Danforth, the main judge in the witchcraft trials, brought her in. Danforth brought her in hopes of getting Rebecca to confess like Proctor; however his plan backfired on him. As a result, Proctor realized that she is still being happy and positive, even before she’s led to her death. The reason is that she believed that she would be sent to heaven, since she did not lie or commit any sins. As a Puritan, she strongly believed that the judgement after death is more important than lying in order to live a few more years on Earth, as she said, “Let you fear nothing! Another judgement waits us all!”. The dialogue between them shows it, as the playwright wrote, REBECCA. (Brightening as she sees PROCTOR) Ah, John! You are well, then

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