In Arthur Millerís play, The Crucible, the small town of Salem is engulfed in hysteria due to the accusations of children that many of the townspeople partook in witchcraft. Among the accused is John Proctor, a strong, steadfast farmer. Proctor is the tragic hero of the story. Even though he tries to become a hero but ends up being one of the accused, Proctor tries to remain a tragic hero through his efforts to
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confession, becoming partly responsible for the deaths of his friends. And the other route open for him is to align himself completely with the jailed witches. There is finally nothing left for John to do but debate on weather he should live or die. His choice was to die which was a choice and attempt to commit himself to his friends and die a honorable and honest man which makes his death true and justifiable.