Analyze Reverend Parris. Compare and contrast the dynamics of puritanism in the country at the moment and in the year Personal convenience of the Puritans Within the Puritan society of the seventeenth century, the fear of the Devil fueled the actions of individuals; this idea is reflected in two significant works of literature, A Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks and The Crucible by Arthur Miller.
What are their individual positive character traits? Many samples of essays on this topic exist. How are the characters tested and brought down to their essence? Compare and contrast Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams. If you agree that The Crucible is a cautionary tale, identify what it cautions the reader against, and how it suggests that society avert or prevent such a fate.
Negative character traits? Is a good name more important than the truth? What are his motivations in supporting the witch trials? Based on your readings of the play The Crucible, discuss sex and sexual repression, how they manifest and relay this on the modern day society.
What is the function of Reverend Hale in the play?
Discuss the changes that Reverend Hale undergoes in the course of the play. State whether you agree that The Crucible is a timeless tale, or whether you think the relevance of The Crucible will fade over time.