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Miller's Use of Suspense in the Crucible

Summary: The Crucible, a historic play by Arthur Miller, goes into depth about the lives of certain characters who are involved in the Salem Witch Trial. Throughout this play, he uses suspense to capture the attention of the reader. Throughout each of the four acts, he slowly builds up suspense, and by the climax of the act, the audience is thoroughly enraptured in the story.
The Crucible, a historic play by Arthur Miller, goes into depth about the lives of certain characters who are involved in the Salem Witch Trial. Throughout this play, he uses suspense to capture the attention of the reader. Throughout each of the four acts, he slowly builds up suspense, and by the climax of the act, the audience is thoroughly enraptured in the story. However, soon after the climax, the suspense dwindles, and the cycle starts again.

Toward the beginning of Act 1, Betty Parish, the sick daughter of a priest, is introduced. The root of her sickness is blamed on the occult for there were reports of mysterious happenings throughout the religious town. The act slowly builds, with several pieces of evidence, such as a report of strange dancing in the woods and a mysterious dress and kettle found in the woods, to...

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