Mary Warren Essays

  • Who Is Mary Warren In The Crucible

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    Mary Warren Used for Both Sides In the historical play, The Crucible, Mary Warren is used for both sides. Mary Warren is a maid for John Proctor, and becomes involved in the Salem witch hunt as one of the accusers, led by Abigail Williams. She sits on the jury, part of Abigail’s gaggle girls, and is someone who was not known till the Witch Trials. Mary Warren believed that witchcraft was happening in Salem just like Abigail Williams, Judge Danforth, Parris, etc. As other in The Crucible she pretended

  • Mary Warren The Crucible Analysis

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    Proctor and Mary Warren, have a big role in this act. Proctor is a big farmer who owns land out in the country and works hard for everything he has. He has 3 children with his wife Elizabeth Proctor. Mary Warren is connected to this family through the care she provides for their home and children. Mary Warren helps to complete the everyday duties that Elizabeth sets out for her. John Proctor brings this scene together with his stubborn, hardworking and angry attitude while Mary Warren has distraught

  • Mary Warren Character Analysis

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    Salem Witch Trials entitled The Crucible, the character of Mary Warren is the quintessential coward. She is one of the many girls who accuse others of being witches, though she knows it is wrong, she continues to cover up her faults with lies. Mary Warren finally accuses John Proctor of witchcraft in Act IV because she is a coward and does not want to take the blame for the hysteria she has helped to create. In Act IV Mary Warren is afraid of Abigail, so she points the finger at John Proctor

  • The Crucible Mary Warren Character Analysis

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    Miller. John Proctor is the protagonist character in the play. He is married to Elizabeth Proctor and they have three small children. Mary Warren was the Procter family maid. She is an important character in the play because she is the girl who gets Elizabeth accused of witchcraft and put in jail. John Proctor is a hardworking, yet stubborn character and Mary Warren is a scared and disobedient maid. John Proctor was the most stubborn and hardworking character in the play. He is married to Elizabeth

  • Mary Warren In The Crucible

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    In “ The Crucible, “ Miller uses the character Mary Warren to describe the confusion, anxiety, and peer pressure that the people of Salem felt at the time and to further put the audience in the shoes of one living in this crucial time in early history. Mary Warren is a vital character because she demonstrates an accurate illustration of how young women in this time period get peer pressured into committing crimes against innocent people. The author goes on to give insight to how a young woman in

  • Mary Anne Warren Abortion Analysis

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    Mary Anne Warren is a well-known American philosopher who has influenced the argument of the controversial issue, abortion. Today, I will be supporting Warren’s belief and theory on abortion solely being the woman’s choice and will do so by refuting other theories and philosophers including; John T Noonan, Judith Thompson, and Don Marquis. John T. Noonan revolves his argument of abortion around the idea of conception. According to Noonan, abortion is morally wrong because a being comes into existence

  • Mary Ann Warren Abortion Analysis

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    prevented from being able to access abortions legally and safely. Mary Ann Warren highlights the issues surrounding not allowing women to access abortions. Her feminist stance puts forward the case for women to abort unwanted pregnancies when a women choses to do so, without the permission of others. She argues that to prohibit abortion, is to only lead to more unsafe back street abortions putting women at a higher overall risk. For warren abortion is essential

  • Conflicts In The Crucible

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    the society supporting the trials and his servant, Mary Warren. These conflicts are necessary to move the trials along, each having an effect on the final scene, John Proctor being taken to be

  • Mary Warren's Role In The Crucible

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    book I will be getting my information about my characters is called The Crucible by Arthur Miller. The names of the characters I will be discussing is a dedicated and self-appreciative girl by the name of Marry Warren and an out of town expert on witchcraft by the name of Rev. John Hale. Mary Warren’s role in the story is a girl who is not only somewhat loyal to the Proctor family but also as a girl who is being forced to do Abigail William’s dirty work because of fear of Abigail killing her. The role

  • Compare And Contrast Abigail And Mary In The Crucible

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    the characters, Abigail Williams and Mary Warren, shape the outcome of The Crucible tremendously. Abigail and Mary are two teenage girls who not only get themselves into a sticky situation, they also learn valuable life lessons that take the story on many twist and turns. Abigail and Mary have similar lives until a fun day in the woods change their future forever. A courtroom in the end is where they both show their true spirits. Abigail Williams and Mary Warren, in The Crucible,

  • The Role Of Hysteria In The Crucible

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    In Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, Mary Warren, Abigail Williams, and Tituba, a slave, are instrumental in spreading the hysteria that resulted in the Salem Witch Trials. Throughout the play, Miller based the plot of his play on historical events and his characters show how paranoia and fear can escalate. Abigail Williams has a good sense of how to manipulate others and gain control over them. All these things add up to make her an awesome antagonist. She accuses Tituba for conjuring spirits which

  • What Is Mary Warren's Role In The Crucible

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    the 1600s had certain roles they played in their town or village. One particular role for young women was as a servant. In Arthur Millers, the Crucible, Mary Warren is a servant who has a pivotal role in the play. Mary Warren’s decisions throughout the play vividly show her final corrupt character. In the beginning of the play Mary Warren believes that there are actually witches and the devil in Salem. When she returns from court she talks to Elizabeth and John Proctor. She says, “I feel a

  • The Crucible Allegory Analysis

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    allegations. The doll that is found on Elizabeth Proctor's shelf is considered a traditional symbol of voodoo and witchcraft, “Elizabeth: ‘I never kept no poppets, not since I were a girl.’ Cheever, embarrassed, glancing toward the mantel where sits Mary Warren's poppet: ‘I spy a poppet, Goody Proctor.’ Elizabeth: ‘Oh! Going for it: Why, this is Mary’s.’ Cheever, shyly: ‘Would you please to give it to me?’” (Miller 73). Elizabeth here explains how she had many poppets as a child, which was the norm

  • Reverend Hale Reflection

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    When Mary Warren is in the courtroom, she confesses to lying about seeing spirit she says, “I am with God now” (1200). When Mary Warren says this all the things Hale heard from Proctor turn out to be true. Up until this moment Hale had no strong evidence to support there were no witches in Salem, just his supsision. Now

  • The Crucible Honesty Analysis

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    “Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind even if you are a minority of one. The truth is still the truth, ” said Mohandas Gandhi. The word, truth, can mean countless different things to countless different people. There are so many different aspects and ways to look at it, but to me, truth and honesty are two of life’s most important

  • How Does Abigail Williams Affect The Crucible

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    almost everybody trusted her. Abigail Williams accused lots of people in Salem, even people with a good reputation and good souls; she wanted to save herself so she did wrong things. In act III, she pretend that she was possessed by Mary Warren, repeating everything Mary said. How we can see, she was not a sane woman; after being the good niece from Reverend Parris to being a horrible and pitiless woman. She started the rumors of witchcraft in the whole Salem just to stay with John, doing impossible

  • Salem Witch Trial In The Crucible

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    In Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, Mary Warren, Abigail Williams, and Tituba are instrumental in spreading the hysteria that resulted in the Salem Witch Trials. The word “Salem," is in close relation to “witchcraft," "hanging" and “hysteria" when mentioned. Many are shocked and appalled by the seeming complete lack of justice and sanity that occurred during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, when nineteen individuals were put to their death for crimes they did not commit. Witchcraft was introduced

  • The Crucible Reflection

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    unable to determine the cause of Betty 's illness. Mr. and Mrs. Putnam arrive and reveal that their daughter Ruth is also ill. There is talk in the village of an unnatural cause. Abigail warns her friend Mercy Lewis and the Proctors ' servant Mary Warren, not to reveal that they were all casting spells in the woods. Betty wakes, and Abigail threatens the other girls with violence if they tell anyone that she drank blood and cast a spell in order to kill Goody Proctor. Betty loses consciousness again

  • Theme Of Groupthink In The Crucible

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    of how a character is influenced by society, and changes one’s views on life. Groupthink is a major theme that comes up frequently in the play through the work of Salem’s society. A character who is persistently a victim of groupthink is Mary Warren. Mary Warren is a seventeen year old girl who is the servant of the Proctor’s house, and is influenced by groupthink by Abby’s group. Abby’s group of teenage girls is speculated of practicing witchcraft. Mary’s character is consistently timid, naive

  • The Crucible Red Scare Analysis

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    The play The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, mimics the red scare in the 1950’s about the spread of communism using the Salem witch trials to represent how the people of the United States acted toward the spread of communism. Arthur Miller used parody, exaggeration and irony well to break down the way America acted in the 1950’s towards the red scare. Arthur Miller used parody well in The Crucible by showing how it relates to the red scare. Danforth says “Danforth. Now hear me, and beguile yourselves