Short Story

In: Business and Management

Submitted By majorlayzer
Words 586
Pages 3
The Crucible
The Crucible

A story where people get accused of witchcraft for no apparent reason but just bad luck or bad timing. Ever wonder Who John Proctor Really Is? Was he a good man or a man of Guilt? The Crucible, a twisted tale filled with innocent lives wronged from the town court in Salem, Massachusetts’s was written by Arthur Miller. John Proctor was a farmer in his mid-thirties. John Proctor was a man of many ways, people of Salem feared him, and he wanted to be an even-tempered and even courage's.

John was a feared man in Salem No one dared to cross him. John P. was also an honest man and he kept his word. Mary Warren Act II “(I am sick, I am sick Mr. Proctor, pray, pray hurt me not)”. Mary Warren was afraid and had to come up with an excuse to not get whipped. Whipping in this time was a common thing, like if a child misbehaved Whipping was the thing to do. Towards the end John P. was accused of witchcraft. It affected the story big, no one could even think about accusing something of this kind. You had to have high power to disrespect him or even do it in public like Mary Warren did at the end.

John Proctor wants to be an even-tempered man but he's a very frustrated man. He doesn’t want to get mad easily but can’t help it. Balls up in the worst situation because he doesn’t know what to do. When John was accused he busted out in Court Calling Abigail “(a whore and not to be trusted)”. One other way he acted out was when he was supposed to give up his name he got so frustrated he lashed out at the reverends. John P. Act II” (You are a marvel, Elizabeth)”. John Proctor said this to Elizabeth trying to be sarcastic as if he wanted to be as perfect as Elizabeth was. He cheated on her with Abigail and in a way mocked Elizabeth for still being with him out of frustration.

John was a very courage's man. He showed this because he stood up to his…...