The Crucible Movie Vs Play

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Bob Kin I smell like teen spirit Are you one of those people who enjoy watching movies or reading books that involves actors or characters to change into a new interesting and developed person? For example, like in the movie and book A Walk to Remember how Landon Carter was the “bad boy” in school and he meets a girl who changes his life forever. Another similar story was created like that as well, and it was made by the author and play writer Arthur Miller called The Crucible. Instead of being a romance story, The Crucible is a fictional play about the horrible real-life story of what happened during the Salem witchcraft trials at the end of the 1690’s. Many of the main characters in the play change drastically but one of them had an…show more content…
When Hale comes and visits John and Elizabeth Proctor; he wants to investigate the people who are accused in court. Elizabeth and Proctor are astonished when Hale mentions that Rebecca Nurse has been accused of witchcraft. In the Crucible Rebecca Nurse is pictured as a saint throughout the play. The first clue that shows Hale is beginning to notice something wrong is when Rebecca’s been charged by saying “God forbid such a one be charged” (Miller 1210). Towards the end of Act II he starts to have some suspicion on what is going on because now Elizabeth Proctor is accused of witchcraft. During the middle and end of Act III when John Proctor is testifying and Abigail is doing her hallucination. Hale begins to join John, Giles, and Francis against the court. He sees the truth on why the trials are happening and he tries to help them out. “I beg you, stop now before another is condemned! I may shut my conscience to it no more---private vengeance is working through this testimony! From the beginning this man has struck me true. By my oath to Heaven. I believe him now…” (Miller 1238). Hale now realizes the evil behind the trials. “He realizes too late that it is vengeance, not the devil, loose in Salem” (4 52). Reverend Hale attempts to fix his mistakes in Act
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