Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter and Arthur Miller's The Crucible are both distinctly different narratives of the Salem Witch trials. The Scarlet Letter is a novel and The Crucible is a play. While The Scarlet Letter deals mainly with the sin of adultery, The Crucible mainly deals with witchcraft. Both have obvious similarities like the setting and the crime, however, one of the greatest similarities between the two is the loyalty of the Puritan people
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If one did not agree with their statements and actions, they were a sinner.
Though they are two very different stories, The Scarlet Letter and The Crucible have similarities. The high regard in which the court and church officials were held was one of them. The opinions of the court and the words of the church were all that mattered; they wee above all else because they were believed to carry the will of God.