The Salem Witch Trials are one such conflict.

In The Crucible, Arthur Miller progresses and evolves the outlooks and views of the townspeople of Salem and shows how events, people, and catastrophes cause the characters to change their views on whether the people prosecuted were guilty or innocent of witchcraft.

Everyone in the village of Salem believed in witchcraft, and only a few have tried to use it.

Miller's message: There's no 'good' or 'evil' religion
Religion is different to everyone and it depends on the authority of the religion To show America then how the accusers were being treated like, by comparing them to the people of the Salem Witch Trials Religion influencing the play in 1950s Capitalist vs.


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An allegorical dramatization of the Salem witch trials, famed American playwright Arthur Miller wrote "The Crucible" in response to the political turmoil of McCarthyism and the House Committee On Un-American Activities.


Salem Witchcraft Trials in The Crucible by Arthur Miller - Salem ..

The Salem Witch trials were when hundreds of citizens of Salem, Massachusetts were put on trial for devil-worship or witchcraft and more than 20 were executed in 1692....

Cultural depictions of the Salem witch trials - Wikipedia

The Red Scare is reminiscent of the Salem Witch Trials in that people were accused of doing something they did not do, they were only given the choices of condemn or confess, and more harm was done than avoided as a result of the scares....

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Ergot poisoning was said to be the cause of the bewitched behavior of the afflicted girls during the Salem witch trials; however, convulsive ergotism only occurs in places lacking vitamin A, the symptoms of ergot were not present in the girls, and the girls were most likely faking all of the symptoms that they did have.

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The Salem witch trials will be explored further by discussing the accusers and the accused, the beliefs and society of 17th century North America and outcome of the trials....

Analysis of "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller | HubPages

Set in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, The Crucible proves to have its roots in events of the 1950’s and 1960’s, such as the activities of the House Un-American Committee and the “Red Scare.” Though the play provides an accurate account of the Salem witch trials, its real achievement lies in the many important issues of Miller’s time that it dealswith....

Analysis of "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller

But with the gain of power or wealth comes unexpected setbacks, especially in the case of Rachel Clinton, where growing up in a wealthy and influential family didn’t save her from being targeted during the infamous Salem Witch Trials.