This can apply to any situation, even when people are not physically assembled in the same place. Someone screams witchcraft drug addiction to continue the analogy and the chief of stamping out witchcraft, Reverend Hale, shows up. Nevertheless, even in seventeenth-century New England, a more tolerant and diversified society was emerging.
To pick out what goes wrong in The Crucible we have to put aside disbelief and look at the details of charging, arrest and trial.
His newfound closeness with Elizabeth increases his agony. Reputation Reputation is tremendously important in theocratic Salem, where public and private moralities are one and the same. Parris, Abigail, and others to protect their reputations. The play shows prejudice of the characters for others such as in the court and at the time when someone is accused of witchcraft.
Psychological torture works by alienating victims from their own identity. From a helpless girl, she becomes crafty and capable of destroying innocent lives through such accusations.
The unique feature that drew Miller to Salem was the fear that erupted there in Church attendance is recorded publicly. The main themes of The Crucible are individual versus authority, corruption, conflict, fear, mass hysteria and integrity. We see him next in his domestic surroundings, ashamed of his adultery, but also resentful that his wife will not accept his sincere repentance.
The most prominent character, Abigail, portrayed as a promiscuous young woman, represents a few women during that period.