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John Proctor: A Tragic Hero

Summary: John Proctor in Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible" can be considered a tragic hero because he fulfilled all the expectations that a tragic hero would follow. He had a tragic flaw that would lead to his demise, his physical attraction to Abigail Williams. He not only died in the play, but he died with honor and freedom. He also confessed his sins and was able to forgive himself, and he found peace in knowing that he did not condemn his friends.

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A tragic hero often times pertains to the nature or character of a person. Their attributes may include having a tragic flaw, falling from a great height in society and most importantly meeting a death which causes the audience to mourn for this person. There are many ways in which John Proctor of The crucible by Arthur Miller may be considered a tragic hero. Some of these ways include that he realized all his mistakes and confessed all his sins. Another characteristic that makes John Proctor a tragic hero is his tragic flaw and his final tragic death. All these attributes make a tragic hero, John Proctor possesses all of them and therefore he is a tragic hero.

John Proctor was a tragic hero because he had a tragic flaw. His unfortunate flaw was that he had a physical attraction for Abigail Williams. When...

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