The Crucible Essay | The Crucible

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The Crucible

Summary: Explores themes from the play the Crucible by Arthur Miller. Describes how Miller expressed his feelings towards McCarthyism, while at the same time writing an engaging and symbolist play. Examines his use of irony and symbolism.
In the play The Crucible, Arthur Miller shows how a lack of tolerance, based in religion, can be troublesome for people and ultimately to society itself. Personally, I thought that Miller did a great job of expressing his feelings towards McCarthyism, while at the same time, writing an engaging and symbolist play. I liked how he wrote a play with realistic characters. He created characters that were forced to decide whether their reputation or personal gain is more important. Throughout the play the reader can see how characters are more focused on themselves rather than others because they are terrified of what other characters may think of them. To me Miller wrote a realistic and interesting play of people in the time of the Salem witch trials.

The Crucible describes how many innocent people were accused of sins they did not commit, I think this is an analogy...

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