An Examination of Salem Witch Trials in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

In Arthur Miller’s famous take up, The Crucible, he tells the tale of the notorious Salem witch trials. In this mayhem and tragic turmoil, the persons of this tiny Salem village are confronted with false accusations, lies, and sins conducted sometimes for the survival of their personal lives or harm others. In an emergency like this were all of the evidence is invisible and the just witness to testify may be the victim, all that the people are remaining with is their private rules, morals and faith. Unfortunately some are pressured to depart from their strongest beliefs and others totally lose their perception of right or incorrect with the strong psycho systematic strength that created this whole catastrophe. Three people in Miller’s take up who abandon their ethics will be, Mary Warren whose whole persona turns ugly, John Proctor who contemplates between the value of his spouse and children and his good brand, and Reverend Hale who battles with himself whether to accomplish what his job says or perform what he know just as right.

Mary Warren is a girl who's confused with her unique inner uncertainties throughout this play. In the beginning of the play she actually is perceived to become a very shy girl who'll never speak her brain as proven when Proctor transmits her home and she responds with, "I'm just going house" (21). As the play proceeds and as Abigail influences her, Mary commences to break this personal induced mold and will what she would like. Mary Warren, along with a great many other girls gets swept up in the hype to getting all the attention and exercising electric power by provoking and stubbornly continuing these "witch trials". Finally John Proctor, the rationalist, implies that when