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Essay | The Crucible - Deputy Governor Danforth

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of The Crucible.
This section contains 369 words
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The Crucible - Deputy Governor Danforth

Summary: This essay deals with Deputy Governor Danforth, and how he is the least admirable character in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.
Of all the characters in Arthur Miller's play The Crucible, Deputy Governor Danforth is the least admirable character. Danforth thinks he's superior to others, he is unmerciful, and he is inconsiderate of others.

The most egotistical and conceited character in the play is Deputy Governor Danforth. He shows this extensive appreciation of himself by asking Francis Nurse, "Do you know who I am, Mr. Nurse"." Danforth feels the law should be followed exactly, and that anyone who opposes the trials is trying to undermine him and his authority and the church. Because he presides over the court, he does not stand for people questioning the way he runs it. Danforth's egotism and conceit make him very unadmirable.

Danforth is also the most merciless character in the play. He does not hesitate to punish or kill anyone who he feels deserves it. "Them that will...

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This section contains 369 words
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Purchase our Student Essay on The Crucible - Deputy Governor Danforth
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