The Crucible Essay | Comparison of The Crucible and Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

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Comparison of The Crucible and Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

Summary: Compares and contrasts 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller and Jonathan Edward's 'Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God.' Explores the common themes of theocracy and intolerance.
Ever wonder what went on in the days when Puritans ruled most of what is now the United States? During that time there was a man, actually, the man with the plan and his name was Jonathan Edwards. He was not the greatest guy by today's standards but definitely had made himself an influence in his day and age. Then along comes this guy, Arthur Miller, and he writes `The Crucible' which, in some ways, relates to Edwards but has its own subtle differences. The similarities between the two's works, `Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God' and `The Crucible', are plentiful, but so are the differences.

The first similarity between `The Crucible' and `Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God' is that Theocracy was the way everything was run. It's evident with the clearest...

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