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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

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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

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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

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    “Now sit you down and take counsel with yourself, or you will be set in the jail until you decide to answer all question… this is a court of law… I’ll have no effrontery here!” - Danforth. One person that gained power by witch craft is Mary Warren. May Warren was a servant and was always either treated or abused, She sees that having power means that know one could really make you do anything and thats what she whats, she’s

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    Mary the Shadow There’s always that one person in a friend group that hides in the shadows, bottling up any thoughts or opinions they may have about a subject. They have knowledge that could change the views of the people around them, yet they decide to stay mute. Whether they hide their view out of embarrassment or fear is another story. In Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, Mary Warren is a prime example of this kind of person. She seems to be an unfortunate soul that was coerced into standing

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    are, Mary Warren and Reverend John Hale. The story takes place in Salem, 1692, when supposedly witchcraft ran rampant. John Hale gives us the knowledge of witchcraft and puritan beliefs, in the story, in order to decide whether someone was a witch or not, while Mary Warren assists Abigail Williams in the false accusations presented in order to alleviate the punishment they were facing for the actual practicing of witchcraft as well as dancing. In the story John Hale is intelligent while Mary Warren

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    A crucible means a severe test or trial, clearly something many of the characters face in The Crucible. John Proctor and Mary Warren are two characters who primarily struggle with being good Puritans, as many obstacles stand in their way and prevent them from achieving the true love of God. To start off, John Proctor faces challenges ranging from facing Abigail to gaining his wife’s trust to saving the lives of the innocent, but his overall greatest test is to remain a faithful Christian in accordance

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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

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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

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    wrote the character of Mary Warren to be coerced into two differing conflicts driven by her obligations and influences in acts two and three, just as Sterne’s quote describes. Throughout the play, the character of Mary Warren was pulled by the compelling influences and obligations put on her by John Proctor and Abigail Williams; this relates to the theme of power and what people do for it that was presented throughout the play. Furthermore, in acts two and three Mary Warren was obligated to help John

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    In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, The character, Mary Warren, plays an important role in The Crucible. She was one of the girls that were in the woods when all the dancing was going on. She is portrayed as a innocent girl that slowly allows Abigail another character of The Crucible to negatively influence her. She also want to do the right thing all the time that why she is afraid of what happened the woods. In Act One Mary Warren is a very innocent and quiet girl, but in Act Two she becomes a

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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    individuals but the whole town. This mob mentality leads to unthoughtful acts and false accusations. Two characters who demonstrate how mob mentality can lead to the demise of Salem are Abigail and Mary Warren. As Abigail begins to be accused she is pressured to deter from the truth. While Mary Warren gets pressured by Proctor to reveal the truth about Abigail, but the overwhelming pressure from the mob makes her turn from the truth. Thus demonstrating how mob mentality can impact an individual and

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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

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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

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    voodoo doll. Mary Warren is sitting by Abigail in the courtroom when she is making Elizabeth a poppet. After Mary finishes her poppet, she sticks a needle in its side. Abigail notices this and ends up stabbing herself with a needle in the exact same place as the doll and says it was because of Elizabeth. Elizabeth is then arrested in claims of witchcraft. Soon after Elizabeth is arrested, John Proctor confesses to adultery. Elizabeth

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