Setting, time, and place were among the most obvious of details in The Crucible. As with each time period, the era in which this book took place brought with it unique characteristics of the people and places associated with that decade. Through the use of cleverly constructed characters, Arthur Miller was able to capture the past and give us a glimpse of what it would have been like to live in the late 17th century.
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pleas of the other main characters, at the same time, he was praised for being virtuous and brave by the other accused witches. As John Proctor was carted to the hanging post, many of his peers were telling him and the other occupants in the death cart that they were good people. This change of opinion from the public itself signified that not everyone agreed with the final decision of Salemís authority after all.