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Essay | The Role of Pride in "The Crucible"

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The Role of Pride in "The Crucible"

Summary: Essay analyzes the role of pride in Act IV of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible."
The role of pride stood out tremendously in Act 4. There were many characters who demonstrated pride in the way of normal behavior. There were also characters that seemed to gain stature because of the pride they had in themselves. The statement made by Rev. Hale saying, "Proctors death.....is pride, it is vanity." is wrong in many ways.

There were many characters in Act 4 and a few of them demonstrated pride. Elizabeth Proctor, whose pride makes, forgiving her husband difficult, lies to the judge about her husband cheating on her. John Proctor states in act 4, "I have given you my soul; leave me my name!". By refusing to give up his name, he redeems himself for his earlier failure and dies with pride, instead of saving his own life. Proctor denies his confession of witchcraft because he wants Elizabeth to accept him as...

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