A stern, harsh-tongued man, John hates hypocrisy. Nevertheless, he has a hidden sin—his affair with Abigail Williams—that proves his downfall. When the hysteria begins, he hesitates to expose Abigail as a fraud because he worries that his secret will be revealed and his good name ruined.
Certified Educator There are several conflicts. Elizabeth and John Proctor are in conflict with one another because John has had an affair with Abigail Williams, a young woman who used to work for them and whom Elizabeth fired due to her involvement with John.
Abigail hates Elizabeth for firing her and taking her away from close proximity to John. The Putnams are in conflict with almost everyone since he wants everyone else's land and has attempted on There are several conflicts.
The Putnams are in conflict with almost everyone since he wants everyone else's land and has attempted on several occasions to get it, and all of their children except one has died.
Goody Putnam is jealous of others whose children and grandchildren are healthy when hers have not survived--Goody Nurse is especially the target of Goody Putnam's ire. Tituba is in conflict with almost the entire town when they accuse her of dancing with the devil.
She finally admits it and names names of others in the community whom she has supposedly seen with the devil. She does this to protect her own life--they target her since she is a foreigner and because she was caught with the girls dancing and casting spells in the forest. Mary Warren is in conflict with the other girls when she wants to tell the truth about the accusation against Elizabeth Proctor and they all continue to play along with Abigail's farce.
Goody Nurse, John Proctor, and others are in conflict with the town when they face the charges of being witches and dealing with the devil. John is in conflict with himself--to lie and save himself or stand for his honor.Main Characters.
Arthur Miller's The Crucible is a complex tale of the madness surrounding the Salem witch trials. While it's filled with many figures who contribute to the story, we'll focus on. A crucible is a ceramic or metal container in which metals or other substances may be melted or subjected to very high temperatures.
The main types used during the Post Medieval period are the Hessian Crucibles which were made in the Hesse region in Germany. John Proctor, the protagonist of The Crucible, is in desperate need of forgiveness at the start of the play but his wife seems torn about whether to Good vs.
Evil (Click the themes infographic to download.) The entire village bases its belief system on the conflict between good vs. evil, or Satan vs. God. Over and over, as people are.
A list of all the characters in The Crucible. The The Crucible characters covered include: John Proctor, Abigail Williams, Reverend John Hale, Elizabeth Proctor, Reverend Parris, Rebecca Nurse, Francis Nurse, Judge Danforth, Giles Corey, Thomas Putnam, Ann Putnam, Ruth Putnam, Tituba, Mary Warren, Betty Parris, Martha Corey, Ezekiel Cheever, Judge Hathorne, Herrick, Mercy Lewis.
Nov 27, · Watch video · Thanks to the director who let Arthur Miller do the screenplay- so the movie is a honest rendition of the great play. Daniel Day Lewis is very good- /10(K). The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in The action begins in the home of Reverend Parris, whose daughter Betty lies unconscious and appears very ill.
Around midnight the night before, Parris had discovered Betty, his niece Abigail, and Tituba, his black slave, dancing in the woods.