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Comformity and the Individual in "The Crucible"

Summary: An important theme throughout Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible" is the issue of conformity versus individuality. This issue is as relevant today as it was during the 1950s when Miller wrote this play.
English Review: The Crucible

Millers play The Crucible is a valuable text when studying the issue of conformity and the individual, which are themes that run through the play.

The book The Crucible is about the Salem Witch hunt, which took place in 1962 after America had gripped McCarthyism in the 1950's. This play shows conformity, which is when the characters throughout the play follow other people. Individuals are also present in the play, which stand for what they want and believe and don't take opinions from others to distract their views.

The theme conformity is present by characters such as Abigail who led mass hysteria with the girls in the trail room in Act 3. She dominates them to do what she wants and transfixed them. They mimic here saying `Abby you mustn't' then the girls mimic both Mary Warren and Abigail due to...

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