The Crucible Essay | Consequences of Pride and Hatred in The Crucible

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Consequences of Pride and Hatred in The Crucible

Summary: Discusses the play, The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. Describes the major characters in the play. Examines how pride and power affects each of them.
When a tragedy happens in a community, there is a sense of responsibility felt by all that were connected. Even though you can't help but feel accountable if you were a part of it, its human instinct to look after yourself the most. As tensions in Salem, Massachusetts increased about witchcraft; people's pride was suddenly put on the line. They began to want to save their own self, which inevitably contributed to even more mayhem about witches. Danforth, Hale, and Parris, in addition to the wicked and acrimonious Abigail, are all to blame for the ongoing madness of the Salem witch trials. They invest their time and effort only for the satisfaction of themselves. Because they all try and retain their pride and power by getting involved, they hold the most responsibility.

Danforth is quite frankly the most powerful man in the...

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