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    Giles Corey The Crucible

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    “More Weight!” Said Giles Corey, a character from The Crucible, as he was being pressed to death for not saying yay or nay to the accusation of witchcraft. Giles Corey was an 83 year old man, and very stubborn. He was arrested for contempt of court and because he would not give any names. Then someone accused him of being a witch from being in jail. Giles Corey and I share a few personality traits such as being loyal to family and friends, very comica and prefer to instigate situations The first

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    Puritanism, and The Salem Witch Trials

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    was called in. After much deliberation, Griggs concluded that the problem was witchcraft. This put into motion the forces that would ultimately result in the death of nineteen men and women. In addition to those nineteen people, one man named Giles Corey was crushed to death. Seventeen others died in prison and the lives of many were irrevocably changed. To better understand the events of the Salem witch trials, it is necessary to understand the time period in which the accusations of witchcraft

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    Reverend Parris of The Crucible Greed can be a very destructive part of everyone’s life. It can control our every action at times. Some people let their greed get out of control, which was exactly what happened in Salem during the witch trials. Three people’s greed brought up this whole tragedy of the trials, convictions and hangings. One person is Reverend Parris. In my opinion Reverend Parris is greedy, self-serving, and egotistical. Reverend Parris is extremely greedy. In the story he is complaining

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    The crucible

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    the dynamics of the trials. One of these characters is Giles Corey, an eighty-three year old farmer who is the scapegoat for many of the bad occurrences in the town. The primary reason for this is that he is uneducated and had a fiery personality which led to many confrontations with others. Although Giles Corey’s personality antagonized him with the townsfolk, this same stubbornness is what makes Giles one of the heroes of The Crucible. Giles Corey’s strong personality allows him fight for what he

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    choice. Because of this and many other miscalculations on Danforth’s part numerous people lost their lives. In addition to this, Judge Danforth has chose, very biasedly, what to admit as evidence. He used that power whenever he sought fit. When Giles Corey lacks the evidence to prove that Thomas Putnam hath prompted his daughter to falsely cry witchery on George Jacobs, Danforth dismisses the claim. Why you say? The lack of tangible evidence, yet when the young harlots claimed that invisibl...

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    Witch hunts” constantly reoccur throughout history - in 1600s, 1953 and in 2014. Good morning, fellow directors. Today, I want to demonstrate that “the crucible” by Arthur Miller in 1953 is not just a play for 1953, but a play that relates to any period of time, notably to our modern society. The crucible is an allegory of 1953 McCarthyism and social chaos of the time. Today’s government manipulated the truth creates the fear of “outlawed bikies gangs” similar to 1692 theocratic government creates

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    Violence In The Crucible

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    buildup of the violence in the plot is gradual and done successfully, creeping up slowly on both the folks in Salem and us, the audience. There is always a little reminder of the darkness in Salem, whether it’s John Proctor beating Abigail, or Giles Corey slowly dying while being pressed. The evil of human beings and their nature to join in conspiracies and chaos never leaves, making The Crucible a perfectly terrifying and gross

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    Justice often masks an occurrence of injustice in many forms and in the crucible by Arthur Miller, the leaders of Salem, believe that the way that they are dealing with people of strange happenings is right and just but is actually wrong and unjust. Justice can be defined as the right and moral decision and general beliefs. Injustice can be defined as unfairness and a lack of justice. Someone who is done by an injustice may have been judged to harshly. In "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller

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    and the other innocent people who have been accused. Other examples include the part of the play where Giles tells the court that Putnam is killing his neighbors for their land. “…If Jacobs hangs for a witch he forfeit up his property-that’s law! And there is none but Putnam with the coin to buy so great a piece. This man is killing his neighbors for their land!” This is a quote from Giles Corey from when he claimed that Thomas Putnam was killing others for their land. The entire play was made to

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    web of disagreements among them. The play condensed a heated discussion between the men in the book into a series of arguments right before the Reverend arrived. In the book, Parris, Putnam, Proctor, and Giles were standing in a room discussing general the general discontent in Salem. As Giles put it, “Wherefore is everybody suing everybody? I have been six time in court this year” (p. 37).... ... middle of paper ... ...wly dropping from the gallows, as the townspeople raised their arms in celebration

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