The True Authority The Crucible

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Picture what it would be like to go back in the days of the Puritans. The people you'd expect to see would be kind, honest, religious and in every way ethical because that's how a Puritan should be. Although there were many good Puritans, you'd turn around to see that some were deceiving, vindictive, dishonest, and disloyal. In the Crucible, by Arthur Miller, it all begins with authority and how each character holds their role …

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…of authority. It shows how mankind tends to accuse others just so they won't be the ones that look bad. However, think about all those victims who suffered because of this. Having authority in a society is needed to hold you all together, but make sure to have authority over yourself first to make the right judgements before it tears you all apart. "I have given you my soul; leave me my name!" (Miller pg. 138)