Crucible Protor Analysis

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In The Crucible, John Proctor was by far the hero of the story. He was the most admirable character in my opinion, because he was one of the only ones who died an honorable death. He was a true hero mainly because he never gave up fighting for his wife’s freedom, his own freedom, as well as for the freedom of many others who were condemned.Although he said to Hathorne that he really wanted to keep his life, John Proctor showed courage and confessed to witchcraft, which was the rational thing to do. My favorite line of his was, “You have made your magic now, for now I do think I see some shred of goodness in John Proctor. In other words, he was saying I would rather die and honorable death and be myself then become a part of Salem’s lies. In the very beginning of the play, I believed that John Proctor was a sinner and a feared man among the townspeople of Salem. I though that John Proctor was cheating on his wife, Elizabeth, and that he was considered by the townspeople an “evil man”. He commited lechery when he “thought softly” about Abigail. However, John Proctor eventually told Abby that he would “cut off his hand before he reached for her again”. This showed that he is a genuine man who would never cheat on Elizabeth. By the end of the book I was certain that John Proctor was the true hero of the story. Throughout the whole play I learned that he was capable of doing anything he set his mind to, and he always put others before himself. He was an extremely perseverant man, and no matter what anyone else said, they could never stop John Proctor. He even stood bravely in the face of death, knowing that he would go peacefully since he was finally able to forgive himself and he, as well as his wife, found the good in him. This is the reason why John Proctor is the most admirable character of the

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