The Hero Within

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Within the Hero John Proctor plays the ultimate hero role in the book The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, because he chooses to protect himself, his friends and his community from ridicule, humiliation and tyranny. John does this by devoting to his beliefs, breaking with the community, and dying with his own self-respect. John Proctor was a farmer in his mid 30ís. He was married to Elizabeth Proctor, a cold, childish but upright woman who first …

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…because of his own honesty. He didnít want his name to be ruined by people in the community. John also didnít want his sons to see their father being ignored by the community. All this man wanted to do was to be loved and respected by others. This hero didnít get what he wished because he did what he knew was right. Bibliography The Crucible, by Aruthur Miller. Paper on John Proctor