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The Great Gatsby & The Crucible

Summary: Two perfect examples of this "wounded male" are John Procter, from the Crucible by Arthur Miller, and Jay Gatsby, from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. These innocent men were both plagued with problems from women and resulted in the death of both men.
Throughout American Literature there seems to be an endless amount of "wounded men." These men have men have been victims of endless torture almost always inflicted by females. These men are damaged by the love these so devastatingly want, and need. Two perfect examples of this "wounded male" are John Procter, from the Crucible by Arthur Miller, and Jay Gatsby, from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. These innocent men were both plagued with problems from women and resulted in the death of both men. However these two men may not have been as innocent as many believe. Both men had major flaws that tainted their reputations and hindered the sympathy the reader felt for them. Generally speaking, the pain inflicted upon both men was unfair, unjust, and cruel, and no one deserves the treatment they underwent and especially their ending.

John Procter was...

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