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How does Miller present the character of John Proctor in The crucible?
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"The Crucible" is an extraordinary play in the way that it was written in the 1950"s, yet it was based on life in the 1690"s. Miller wrote the play in the 1950"s, a time when the McCarthy witch trials were taking place in Michigan, and set "The Crucible " in the 1690"s, a time when the Salem witch trials were happening. He used the earlier, similar situation to comment on modern day life in his time and to pass judgement on the events that were happening when he wrote "The crucible". One of the pivotal, most important...
speaks, what he says, what people say to him, how he interacts with others and the relationships he has to get his messages across.

I chose the two particular scenes that I looked at because I thought that they showed up all these techniques very well. Also, one scene shows him in a cold, distant relationship with Elizabeth, and the other shows how close and loving his relationship is with her. I also chose these two scenes because they give the audience an amazing insight into how Johns mind works, and what his personality is like.

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