The Crucible Essay | The Crucible

This student essay consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis of The Crucible.
This section contains 1,223 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on The Crucible

The Crucible

Summary: Essay describing the key characteristics of John Proctor's role in the novel "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. Provides an in-depth analysis of character conflict.
The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, is an extremely powerful and thought provoking play. Internal conflict within the main character, John Proctor, has a major influence over the events in the play. This internal conflict occurs as a result of both infidelity and subsequent guilt on behalf of Proctor and his actions.

The internal conflict John Proctor experiences has a great influence over his relationship with his wife Elizabeth. John Proctor is a well respected man in the town of Salem, Massachusetts and has been married to Elizabeth (Goody Proctor) for some length of time. But, seven months prior to the suspicious "witchcraft" events that took place in Salem, Proctor had ended an affair with Abigail Williams, his servant at the time. Since ending this affair, the relationship between Proctors had been unfitting to say the least. Proctor's attempts to please and reconcile with Elizabeth, "I mean to please...

(read more)

This section contains 1,223 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on The Crucible
Copyrights
BookRags Student Essays
The Crucible from BookRags Student Essays. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.