Another is a severe test. Or remember a case with Marta Corey. It led to confrontations which pitted neighbor versus neighbor and husband versus wife. The reasonable evidence did not matter.
Personal convenience of the Puritans Within the Puritan society of the seventeenth century, the fear of the Devil fueled the actions of individuals; this idea is reflected in two significant works of literature, A Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks and The Crucible by Arthur Miller.
Reverend Hale came to question them about their church attendance and whether they could recite the 10 commandments even though they had a valid reason for not attending—Elizabeth being sick for a long period of time—they were still looked down by those who believe the Proctors were at fault.
He expressed this opinion the best when he said, In the crucible of the frontier the immigrants were Americanized, lib The Crucible - Burn the Witch The Crucible - Burn the Witch In the following paragraphs I am going to show how Hollywood portrays the Salem Witch Trails and the s compared with what actual happened in history and that in the film The Crucible.
It is these principles that guide Abigail, who slanders 19 people to the gallows. The town is terrified of their claims and not until many accused witches chose to hang rather than confess did the hysteria cease.
The story begins with a group of young girls as they escape to the woods to perform a pagan ritual outlawed by their strict Puritanical religious society.