As people grow and they mature, they are very apt to change. In The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, many of the main characters experienced a shift of interests. One of the main characters, John Proctor, was more profoundly changed than any of the other characters. His transformation is a perfect example of the problems that arise from living in this time period and in Salem during these witch hunts. These ridiculous searches and accusations can cause for change in anyone. John Proctors main alteration is the fact that he finally confesses and asks for forgiveness. He stands up for his beliefs and dies to protect his name.
First of all, in the beginning, John Proctor was simply a young, upright, outspoken, successful farmer in Salem. He was immense, muscular and did
the backbreaking work of the farm all by himself. No one was more generous in helping his...