The Crucible Essay | A Journey through the Use of Authority through the Characters of Parris, Hale, and Danforth

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A Journey through the Use of Authority through the Characters of Parris, Hale, and Danforth

Summary: Discusses the use of authority through the characters of Reverend Parris, reverend John Hale, and Judge Danforth in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.
Any one person can have the physical, mental, or spiritual authority over another person and can use it in many different ways. This could be to take control of that person's life or this authority can be used to try to help and guide that person to success. Reverend Parris, Reverend John Hale, and Judge Danforth all creatively use authority in their own ways and for their own benefits.

First, Reverend Paris, the minister of Salem's church, is a very paranoid man. He is power-hungry but self pitying in a unique way. Parris is also very concerned about his position in the way people like him in their community. One of the first instances of the use of authority by Parris was in Act 1, Scene IV. Parris thinks that the church is the authority of...

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