Crucible Essay The fall of Salem's social structure precipitated the murders of many innocent people. Arthur Miller's depiction of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible, deals with a community that starts out looking like it is tightly knit and church loving. It turns out that once the girls are caught dancing in the woods, and a plethora of accusations are made. Hysteria and hidden agendas break down the social structure and then everyone must protect
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on the highroads, the stink of rotting crops hangs everywhere." (pg.130). With Abigail controlling the community, the church no longer getting whole the whole town to prayer, and an unjust legal system, it is natural that the people were in a state of total chaos. A firm social system, fear, and confusion were unmistakable conditions that led to illusion put affront the members, which led to the destructions and death of the society of Salem.