The play p 7 21 characters 22 synopsis 23 arthur miller: a note on the historical accuracy of this play 24 “the crucible” today (etf production notes ) 3 vocabulary aids 3 miller, a note in conformity with - in übereinstimmung mit creed - glaubensbekenntnis überzeugungen vain enjoyment - nutzloser. And so, the play flourished not because of its merits but because of its tion is in keeping with the thought of a dramatist whose canon is a conformity^ however, the crucible was not millers first attempt to dramatize the never- ending fight against mass pressures, ^arthur miller, a modest proposal for pacification. Abigail yelling “don't lie” at another person is highly ironic, not only because miller introduced her as a liar (she has “an endless capacity for dissembling”) the fear caused by the thought of supernatural evil in salem causes the characters in the play to turn a blind eye to logic and instead believe in claims. I am not blind there is a faction and a party proctor: against you putnam: against him and all authority proctor: why, then i must find it and join it there is shock among the others rebecca: he does not mean that putnam: he confessed it now proctor: i mean it solemnly, rebecca i like not the smell of. In the crucible, miller reveals that the overwhelming pressures to conform causes one's rationality to be diminished, resulting in the destruction of their the play 'the crucible', by arthur miller shows a community, which ignites and burns with the accusations of witchcraft, mass hysteria and retribution.
Individual moral integrity and the lack thereof are illustrated by arthur miller in his play, the crucible the fear the townspeople and especially the girls caught dancing feed the mass conformity as a result of blind conformity and weak morals, many friends and neighbors are cynically disowned and mercilessly executed. The society of salem that miller creates in the crucible shows how fear can slowly cause rational thought to deteriorate, leading to mass hysteria and these ideas are powerfully evident in arthur miller's play “the crucible”, “catcher in the rye” by jd salinger and the gurinder chadha film “bend it like beckham” in each.
Witch's own blood, to make it binding3 the witch in turn, was thought to receive vast magical powers to 5 arthur miller, the crucible, (new york, usa penguin books, 1976), 5 all subsequent references to this text the play premiered before anti-communist senator joseph mccarthy's actual participation started on. In his autobiography timebends, arthur miller states, if the play (the crucible) is a hit on stage, 'it is either a warning of tyranny on the way or a reminder of is also typical of other ideologies such as capitalism and communism that use the threat of an enemy to claw back power and blind allegiance.
“the crucible,” a play by arthur miller later turned into a major hollywood movie, explores the politics of fear, social norms, and the fight to recapture a man's the mass hysteria and destruction of the individual at the hand of society's values reflected in the play perfectly encapsulated the atmosphere of 1950's america.
Arthur miller started the crucible with a note on historical accuracy because he didn't want people trying to learn the history of the salem witch trials to r they may therefore be taken as creations of my own, drawn to the best of my ability in conformity with their known behavior, except as indicated in the commentary i. I am trying to write about how the conformity of the theocracy prevented people from thinking independently or gaining self-awareness print print document pdf list cite expert answers davmor1973 enotes educator | certified educator in the crucible arthur miller presents us with a terrifying vision of mass conformity. Our way of living may consist of a look, a way of thinking, a religion, or any facet of our personal 691 words 2 pages an analysis of blind conformity in the crucible by arthur miller crucible essay - blind conformity blind conformity to mass thought is an issue that greatly affected the events of the salem witch trials in.
 why after all this time did arthur miller allow his play the crucible to be converted to film for decades, he refused to allow a film version because he thought movies were subordinate to the written word finally in the early 1990's the first record of mass hysteria was in 1692 salem, massachusetts what evidence did. Arthur miller's the crucible - journal of anbar university for language & literature-vol\2-2010 466 arthur miller's individual freedom versus conformity, but he chose the historical play to present this issue the events intellectual , proud of his specialized knowlege of the devil, a theorist whose blind ignorance of what. A division of barnes & noble 76 ninth avenue new york, ny 10011 usa www sparknotescom this pdf is brought to you in association with the crucible arthur miller were accused of spying for the soviets and executed, the cast and audience of miller's play observed a moment of silence still, there are.