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The Salem Witch Trials
The play is based on witchcraft in the town of Salem
Mary Warren, the Proctor's family servantTituba, the Parris family slaveRebecca Nurse, an elder and respected woman of the societyElizabeth Proctor, the wife of John ProctorAnn Putnam, a rich member of societySusanna Walcott, a servant girl working with Abigail
Tituba, the Parris family slave
Betty ParrisAbigail WilliamsJohn ProctorElizabeth ProctorTitubaGiles Corey
The main antagonist of the story, Abigail will perform witchcraft herself and then accuse many other people of witchcraft, have them arrested or killed, and flee before she is accused.
Starring Madeleine Sherwood as Abigail Williams and Arthur Kennedy as John Proctor, the show was first performed on Broadway June 22, 1953.
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The crucible is an allegory for the concept of McCarthyism, when the government ostracized people for being communists
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis as John Proctor, Winona Ryder as Abigail Williams and Joan Allen as Elizabeth Proctor, the film would be nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay and Allen would win an academy award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
TitubaElizabeth ProctorJohn ProctorSusanna Walcott
She was stealing their foodShe was practicing witchcraftAbigail was too proudAbigail dressed like a prostituteShe was having an affair with John ProctorShe didn't work hard enough
She was having an affair with John Proctor
Oooooh, scandalous Abigail!
Trying to run away from homeDancing in the forestReading catholic tractsConducting a Black mass in the church
Dancing in the Forest
Could this mean witchcraft?!
He is the leader of the Theocracy
Thou shalt not killThou shalt not commit adulteryHonor thy mother and fatherThou shalt not covet
Thou shalt not commit adultery
Welp... too late
She is PregnantPuritans do not commit capital punishmentJohn is well respectedShe is a woman
She is pregnant
Confess his sins even though he is innocentKill himselfRefuse to confessBlame someon else
Confess his sins even though he is innocent
He escapes and flees Salem with Abigail after she robs her UncleHe is hangedHe is freedHe commits suicide
He is hanged