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Arthur Miller's 'the Crucible'

Summary: The Crucible is a powerful and disturbing drama based on a true event from American history: The Salem Witch Trials of 1692. It shows how weak the human beings really are, and how greediness and a want for personal gain and power can become dangerous, out of control and can stretch human beings to their limits.
The Crucible

The Crucible is a powerful and disturbing drama based on a true event from American history: The Salem Witch Trials of 1692. It shows how weak the human beings really are, and how greediness and a want for personal gain and power can become dangerous, out of control and can stretch human beings to their limits. A similar thing to the Salem Witch Trials happened again in the 1950's in the USA, when the Americans felt threatened by communism, and anyone suspected of left-wing (communist) views was arrested for taking part in `Un-American Activities'.

People in the 1600's believed that if you didn't go to church every week to worship God, then you must have been worshipping the devil. There was no half-way point. The accusations of witchcraft and dealing with the Devil in Salem were all started off by a group of girls who...

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