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Distinctions between Reverend Parris and Reverend Hale in "The Crucible"

Summary: Both Reverend Parris and Reverend Hale in the play "The Crucible" are highly intelligent men of God and ordained ministers in New England towns. Both also have numerous distinctions that allow them to serve as foils for one another. This serves to sharpen and define their personalities by way of their divergent motives, morals, and actions throughout the play.
Dressed in black with a white collared neck, both Reverend Hale and Reverend Parris from the play The Crucible have striking similarities. Being both highly intelligent men of God, these ordained ministers preach in towns in New England. They have both taken a vow to live a life of godliness and be a light unto the world. Although both live very analogous lifestyles, these too men also boast glaring differences. Hale and Parris' numerous distinctions allow them each to serve as foils for one another, serving to sharpen the characteristics of each through their divergent motives, morals, and actions throughout the play.

Primarily, both Reverend Parris and Reverend Hale have different motives for investigating the case of witchcraft in Salem. Reverend Parris admits to Abigail "I saw Tituba waving her arms over the fire when I came on you...I...

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