The Crucible is a play about the Salem witch trials and all the people involved with the deaths and he people that actually died. The play explains the trigger to thee trials and the events that lead to the first and last people that were hanged. Mary Warren, a character in the play, was the cause of a lot of the deaths in the play, even though in was pretty much all a mistake. The Crucible really makes you thing about how even innocent people are the most guilty.
Arthur Miller was a play write in the early 1900’s, and one of his most famous plays was The Crucible. He was born October 17, 1915 in Harlem New York and died February 10th.Because of his Jewish faith and political views; Miller was involved in contemporary debates that criticized America’s shortcomings. He was also a very wealth and respected man in his community. He wrote The Crucible play during the Red Scare and the play as based off of that whole event. The Crucible was about the Salem witch trials and the people that were involved and accused. He used his play to show his feelings on what was happening around him and explain how ridiculous and hectic it was. The Salem witch trials happened in Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft and about 20 were executed. The colony admitted the trials were a mistake and compensated the families of those convicted. Since then, the story of the trials has become synonymous with paranoia and injustice. Several centuries ago, many practicing Christians, and those of other religions, had a strong belief that the Devil could give certain people known as witches the power to harm others in return for their loyalty. A "witchcraft craze" rippled through Europe from the 1300s to the end of the 1600s. Tens of thousands of supposed witches—mostly women—were executed. Though the Salem trials came on just as the European craze was winding down, local circumstances explain their onset.
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