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John Proctor Is the Tragic Hero of "The Crucible"

Summary: As a tragic hero in Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible," John Proctor has many positive traits about him as well as a darker side. That darker side, shown through his affair with Abigail Williams, led to his eventual fatal downfall and the downfall of others as a result of one action. However, Proctor was willing to at least reverse the effects of his actions to save others around him, even if he paid for it with his life.
John Proctor is the tragic hero as he has many positive traits about him, such as his noble characteristics and his honourable and righteous qualities. He however also had a darker side to his otherwise pure nature, his affair with Abigail Williams, leading to his eventual fatal downfall and the downfall of others as a result of one action. However, he was very willing to at least reverse the effects of his actions to save others around him, even if it meant he had to die for it. The more shocking reality is that these events were factual, which just further fuels the tragedy of the play, especially towards John Proctor.

The righteous nature of John Proctor to always seek the truth and denounce those who abuse their given powers is none more evident as he exposes the corruption that existed...

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