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Essay | John Proctor as a Tragic Hero

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John Proctor as a Tragic Hero

Summary: Analyzes the Arthur Miller Play, The Crucible. Explores the character of John Proctor and examines to what extent he can be considered a tragic hero.
Before we can begin to think about to what extent John Proctor was a tragic hero we must define the term "tragic hero" actually means.

A tragic hero has many distinctive characteristics such as nobility and hubris. A tragic hero also has a fatal flaw, experiences peripeteai, and in the end falls and is destroyed, although the tragic hero is human, and at the end of the play there is catharsis.

John Proctor had a mixture of good and bad characteristics. His bad characteristics included having an affair with a girl called Abigail who used to work for him. This was his also one of his tragic flaws. Also not going to church on Sabbath day and only having two out of his three children baptised where also some of his bad characteristics.

At the time of the Salem witchcraft trials in 1692, Proctor's sins...

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