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"The Crucible" Vs. Actual Events in Salem

Summary: Essay compares actions in the book "The Crucible" against what really happened.
In Arthur Millers play The Crucible, it is a known fact that Miller changed certain aspects of the play in order to make the events seem more exciting as well as make it seem more realistic to the people to which he was writing. One example of this would be the fact that Miller changed the age of Abigail Williams, who John Proctor had an affair with, from age 11 to 17. This make the character more of a likely person to seduce a married man. Besides changing actual events that took place in history, Miller changes some of the basic rules in the Puritan society to make the play more exciting. Miller uses his "artistic license" in these cases and changes up the story but still keep the basic story line alive.

One of the most important difference to know between the play and...

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