Who Is Lying In The Crucible

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In the play “The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller, the town of Salem is dealing with girls dealing with witchcraft and this caused a huge ruckus and basically destroys the town. We learned that the girls were just having fun, and were following Abigail’s lead. Abigail was the master of this plot, the one who started all of this, just over a crush and jealously over a John Proctor and his wife. To the prompt of this, why is Danforth, Harthorne and the other authorities such as Parris, so resistant on believing the claim that Abigail and the other girls are lying? From this paper we should realize why this is such a doing in the play. And completely understand the reasoning of this action made by these characters. First off, we are going to talk about the main, main reason why they…show more content…
Even though the truth is revealed, people are already are getting executed. And as being all for perfection (which is what we will talk about next), is very bad because the sins are over the authorizes. SO in a way they are just scared to hear another outcome to the situation. Danforth especially, does not want his image to be torn over a numerous execution of innocent people over nothing. And will destroy his perfection as a Puritan. Hale in a way just wanted everything to be ok and over with, but he was in the same boat as the others, scared. But he knew something happened, all of them might of known something else happened with the girls, but refused it, because it would have been a worse outcome at the end. So might as well leave as it is. Yeah it might have been messed up, but why put more dirt on our own hands over this. Lastly, we will talk about the reason why this would a bad thing to have over their hands. All the men were the men of the law, and back then church and state had no boundaries so they were connected. So with their religious belief was Puritanism, we learned this before even reading, was
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