According to that I asked myself was he trying to send a message out using events about Salem? Miller himself said, " The play is not is not a reportage of any kind nobody can start to write a tragedy and hope to make it reportage what I was doing was writing a fictional story of an important theme". What did he mean about this? That his play had to do with a self experience and a very important theme that should of been known to a lot of people. However “Miller had been drawn to the story in Salem for quite some time, and was adamant that his play was not a direct attack to McCarthy." That answered my question a little. It made me think why will he say it wasn't towards McCarthy? Was it because many people thought that it was or seemed like it was? According to all that he actually wrote The Crucible as a respond to Senator McCarthy and the house ...
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