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Essay | The Crucible

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of The Crucible.
This section contains 822 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
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The Crucible

Summary: This essay compares characters in "The Crucible" to events and people in modern times.
There are several aspects of the human character that often prove too powerful for people to control. Arthur Miller, the famed satirical author of, The Crucible, portrays many of the characters in the play as being too powerful; it is this power that proves to be the demise of all of these characters. Even today too much power is the driving force behind many crimes. In January of 2001, Enron, the seventh largest corporation in America at its height, was subject to a series of white-collar corporate scandals that drove it into bankruptcy. Both in The Crucible, and in the Enron Scandal, certain individuals used their overwhelming power to further their own ambitions and satisfy their own greed.

Several of Miller's characters are given overwhelming power in the play. Among them is Judge Danforth, the chief magistrate in the Salem Witch Trials. As chief magistrate, Danforth is entrusted with...

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This section contains 822 words
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