The Crucible Essay | A Critical Analysis of Arthur Millers the Crucible

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A Critical Analysis of Arthur Millers the Crucible

Summary: The title, which serves as a metaphor for the struggle of the community, is essential understanding the climax of the play. The ultimate act of rejection is most apparent when John Proctor crumbles the piece of paper to which both his name, and dignity are signed, proclaiming "How may I live without my name?

Societal constructions most often times serve as great frameworks of control. These constructions can also become lethal through use of legitimate violence to enforce notions of ethics and morality. Tactics of exclusion, normalization, and violence are most often times the way that dissent against societal frameworks are dealt with. Disciplinary institutions such as schools, churches, courts, and prisons are most often times the apparatuses through which these frameworks are applied. Nowhere is this made more apparent than in Arthur Miller's, The Crucible.

The title, which serves as a metaphor for the struggle of the community, is essential understanding the climax of the play. The ultimate act of rejection is most apparent when John Proctor crumbles the piece of paper to which both his name, and dignity are signed, proclaiming "How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul...

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