The Crucible Essay | How John Proctor Gains Personal Freedom in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

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How John Proctor Gains Personal Freedom in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Summary: This essay discusses how John Proctor in The Crucible has not attained ultimate freedom, according to arthur millers quote "Guilt is unfreedom. Freedom without any guilt is the ultimate freedom" before he was hung.


Miller suggests that a person who is guilt free has ultimate freedom. In The Crucible, when John Proctor went to the gallows he had not attained his ultimate freedom. Miller accurately entitled his drama The Crucible since it deals with a series of tests that, specifically, focus on the concept of integrity.

The most visible action sitting on Proctors conscience was that of Adultery. He had committed lechery against his wife, Elizabeth, with Abigail Williams. This guilt created a domino effect of other remorse. He felt he had the blood of his wife on his hands; if it was not for his sin Abigail may not have accused Elizabeth of witchcraft, sentencing her to death. Proctor did not only feel responsible for the single life of his wife, but for the countless number of lives that were stolen...

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