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Analyzing the Setting of The Crucible

Summary: Discusses the Arthur Miller play, The Crucible. Analyzes the setting of Salem. Describes what characteristics of the town allowed such atrocities to occur there.
During the year of 1692, a great cataclysm agglomerated in the small Massachusetts village of Salem. A town that once displayed a Puritan hardworking predilection, a common purpose to achieve self independence, and unanimity under one god was now elucidating a premonition of total dishevel. Although its theocratic government was fundamentally proposed to unite the community, it did exactly the opposite. The stringent religious control that presided over every aspect of one's life demanded an obligation to repudiate all agnostic behavior. Consequently, in coherence to the demands of an ascetic lifestyle, the fear of supernatural powers amplified and tensions pervaded the town's religious sensibility. Even several simple examples of reading books, laboring on Sundays and, not attending church were suspected to relate to dealings in supernatural powers. The Crucible introduces a community with a culmination of personal grudges that would henceforth take place at the...

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