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The Crucible: Morality, Sin, and Punishment

Summary: This essay is a literary analysis of the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. Uses specific emphasis on the views of sin, morality, and punishment in the Puritan society.
The Puritans are a group of strong-willed, militant people, shaped by English experience and a complete dedication to religion. The Puritan society has molded itself and created a government based upon the Bible along with their own theological interpretations and implemented it with force. The distinguishing factor that sets the Puritan society apart from all others is their firm commitment to their upstanding moral values and unshakeable ideals on sin and punishment. In the classic play, The Crucible, playwright Arthur Miller uses characterization to exemplify these ideals. The character of Reverend Hale expresses Puritanistic strong moral values in which are upheld throughout all trials and tribulation. John Proctor, on the other hand, is representative of sin and all of the anguish and torment it brings, while Judge Danforth symbolizes ultimate punishment.

The Puritan society is a theocracy, the government being formed around the church...

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