Effective Allegory In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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The Crucible relates to McCarthyism as Miller had in mind to write this play as a response to how he felt about what was going on at the time. Senator Joseph McCarthy used his power with people to be called out in front of the US Senate hearing, to make accusations. Many false accusations were made as this shows some parallels to the play by Miller, The Crucible.
In the play, The Crucible, Miller uses the plot that has been created, the characters, as well as symbolism in order to show an effective allegory that describes how people should not get so caught up in mass hysteria, as it can cause problems within the society.

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