Arthur Miller was an American playwright who was born in 1915. He grew up in New York to a Jewish family. He
graduated from the University of Michigan in 1938 where he began to distinguish himself as a playwright. His first plays were
Honors at Dawn (1936) and No Villain (1937) which won the University of Michigan Hopwood Awards. His Death of a
Salesman won the Pulitzer prize in 1949. Miller wrote The Crucible in 1953
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after only saving our wife like Proctor could have done, or would we go for the
entire community as Proctor did?
The story reminds its readers of an ugly blemish on human history. It reminds us that man is not perfect, and that we can make
mistakes. However, even with these mistakes, we can cleanse ourselves and purify ourselves by making what is wrong right.
The sufferings become to the sufferer like a crucible.