Salem Essay Topics

The Crucible as John Proctor’s

John Proctor is inimitable in the play, and historically is seen as an exception to the regulations of the theocracy and the witch-trials which gripped Salem during 1692. On this account, that Proctor is an honest, hard-working man who stands up against the hypocrisy of the court, he can be deemed a hero of the… View Article

Tituba and two elderly women

However nobody can be held totally responsible, if the people had not believed Abigail and been so nai?? ve to think that witchcraft was present in the village none of it would have happened. The heroes of the story are all those that stuck to their principles and died for their cause. Corey would not… View Article

The events of 1692 in Salem

The relevance of the Salem with hunts is still easily seen to this very day. In many modern movies produced there are still aspects of the witch-hunts and the injustice that followed. In the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, there is a scene of a witch-hunt and the actions that were taken. In… View Article

Who or what is to blame for the deaths in Salem?

The author Arthur Miller wrote the play ‘The Crucible’ The author Arthur Miller was born on the 17th of October 1915, in New York and most of his Childhood life living in Harlem. His father Isidore had moved to America from Austria for a far better life. He got a job as a prosperous clothing… View Article

American Communist Party

The play ‘The Crucible’ was written by an American author named Arthur Miller in 1953. It is set in Salem Massachusetts 1692 and is about the Salem witch trails. Miller was in his twenties during the 1950’s. When there was an era of paranoia of communism. The government feared America becoming a communist nation and… View Article

Danforth calls Salem a swamp

Salem is a theocratic community, formed in 1692, who lives in isolation and is fearful of change and diversity. This leads to the girls’ rebellion which is a stand against this strict, dead regime. Despite its intention to be a pure, good, united Puritan town, Salem is full of divisions and quarrels. For example, Thomas… View Article