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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc Joan of Arc A French saint and a heroine in the Hundred Years\' war was Joan of Arc. This farm girl helped save the French from English command and was often called the Maid Orleans and the Maid of France. Her inspiration led the French to many victories. Joan Of Arc (In French Jeanne d\'Arc) was born around 1412, in the village of Domremy, France. She was a peasant girl who, like many girls of that time, could not read or write. Her father, Jacques, was a wealthy tenant farmer and
James Watt
James Watt
James Watt Word Count: 352 James Watt was born February 19, 1736 and died on August 19, 1889. As a child he was often sick. This kept James out of school. His mother had to teach him how to read and write. James suffered from severe headaches, so many people thought he was retarded. Little did they know that this child that most people didn’t consider normal would lead America to one of the most important stages The Industrial Revolution. It all started when he traveled to England to become a m
JOAN OF ARC
JOAN OF ARC
JOAN OF ARC A French saint and a heroine in the Hundred Years\' war was Joan of Arc. This farm girl helped save the French from English command and was often called the Maid Orleans and the Maid of France. Her inspiration led the French to many victories. Joan Of Arc (In French Jeanne d\'Arc) was born around 1412, in the village of Domremy, France. She was a peasant girl who, like many girls of that time, could not read or write. Her father, Jacques, was a wealthy tenant farmer and her mother,
Bless Me Ultima Book Report
Bless Me Ultima Book Report
Bless Me Ultima Book Report Word Count: 2138 Book Report: Bless Me, Ultima Title of Work: Bless Me Ultima Author Date Written: Rudolfo Anaya 1972 Country of Author: New Mexico, USA Characters: Ultima- An old Curandera who comes to spend her last days with Antonio and his family. She is Tony’s mentor and helps him to find the right path for his life. Antonio Marez- A young boy who is torn between his parents: a Marez and a Luna. But with the help of Ultima, he discovers his own destiny. He thirs
The crucible
The crucible
the crucible the crucible: The Crucible” was written by Arthur Miller, a famous playwright of his time. Some of his other works include “Death of a Salesman” and “A View From the Bridge.” Miller has received such awards as The Gold Medal Award for Drama and the Pulitzer Prize. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Book Reports [Paper Title]: the crucible [Text]: The Crucible” was written by Arthur Miller, a famous
Explanation Of The Poem From Snowbound
Explanation Of The Poem From Snowbound
Explanation Of The Poem From Snowbound Word Count: 407 Explanation of the poem from Snowbound The main theme of Snowbound is that no-matter what happens, family will be there to help and comfort. This theme is demonstrated widely throughout the poem and even more so in the last stanza of this excerpt. Another, less prominent, theme of Snowbound is the meaning and involvement of God in the lives of people. The first stanza describes the moment before the storm. “A chill no coat, however stout, O
Macbeth - Power
Macbeth - Power
Macbeth - Power Word Count: 589 There are many different types of power which a person may have. Some of the time, however, the person in that power is not the best person to be in that power. This is especially true in William Shakespeare\'s Macbeth. Throughout the course of the play, the Three Witches and Lady Macbeth are the people with the most power over Macbeth\'s life. The more power that a person has, the more corrupt they become. Many different people in Macbeth have power, and there a
Moby Dick
Moby Dick
Moby Dick Word Count: 505 Moby Dick is an extremely long novel written by Herman Melville. This book is an epic tale of a crazed sea captain hunting the whale that bit off his leg told through the eyes of a school teacher. As the story begins Ishmael is at the local boating dock looking for work. Ishmael being a school teacher has allot of time off as of the moment because the school is at recess, for what reason i don\'t know. He is in a tavern talking amongst the whalers. He asks if they know
Possessing The Secret Of Joy: Four Men To Find A C
Possessing The Secret Of Joy: Four Men To Find A C
Possessing The Secret Of Joy: Four Men To Find A Cure Word Count: 1366 Four Men to Find a Cure The four main men in Possessing the Secret of Joy have roles that contradict a stereotypical male; they are the cure to Tashi\'s happiness. Alice Walker gives Adam, Mzee, Pierre, and Benny roles that show a softer side to men. These four men are very different from each other but they do have some resemblance of each other. These men who were all very devotedly attached to Tashi took care of her and n
Scarlett
Scarlett
Scarlett Word Count: 643 Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley Scarlett is about a southern woman who had survived the Civil War, had been widowed twice with two children. She got married again to Rhett Butler, and they had a daughter who was killed when she fell off a horse. Since the death of the child, her husband did not want anything to do with Scarlett. Rhett gave Scarlett all the money she needed, but she wanted him. Heartbroken, she went to Ireland where her father came from. She did not tell an
The Crucible
The Crucible
The Crucible Word Count: 2527 In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, the madness of the Salem witch trials is explored in great detail. There are many theories as to why the witch trials came about, the most popular of which is the girls\' suppressed childhoods. However, there were other factors as well, such as Abigail Williams\' affair with John Proctor, the secret grudges that neighbors held against each other, and the physical and economic differences between the citizens of Salem Village. From
The Crucible VS The Scarlet Letter
The Crucible VS The Scarlet Letter
The Crucible VS The Scarlet Letter Word Count: 463 Two hundred years ago, the church was the center of life in many New England towns. The church provided not only religions guidance but, was a place for social gathering and a chance for neighbors to keep in touch. This is shown in depth in Boston, by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s, The Scarlet Letter and in Salem, by Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible. Both towns are perfect models of the churches’ affect on their communities. Both towns were settled by imm
The Devil and Daniel Webster
The Devil and Daniel Webster
The Devil and Daniel Webster Word Count: 673 Stephen Vincent Benét was born in 1898 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. His education came from Yale University and the Sorbonne in Paris, France. The Devil and Daniel Webster has a wide array of characters, each with a distinguished personality, yet an overall temperment that would be fitting of a New England community. The main character is Jabez Stone, a wealthy New England statesman whose possition was the state senator of New Hampshire. He had starte
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe Word Count: 339 The main characters in this story are Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. During a war in London they were sent to a professor\'s house outside London. Lucy, while exploring with her brothers and sister, found a secret passage through the wardrobe to Naria,a secret world. In Naria there are other characters. One of them is the White Witch,also known as the Queen of Naria, who was like a tyrant. If anyone disobeyed her she turned them to stone. A
The Picture of Dorian
The Picture of Dorian
The Picture of Dorian Word Count: 1289 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde is the story of moral corruption by the means of aestheticism. In the novel, the well meaning artist Basil Hallward presets young Dorian Gray with a portrait of himself. After conversing with cynical Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian makes a wish which dreadfully affects his life forever. If it were I who was to be always young, and the picture that was to grow old! For that I would give everything! Yes, there is nothing i
The Withch-hunt In Modern Europe
The Withch-hunt In Modern Europe
The Withch-hunt In Modern Europe Word Count: 1703 THE WITCH-HUNT IN MODERN EUROPE By: Brian Levack The Witch-Hunt in Modern Europe by Brian Levack proved to be an interesting as well as insightful look at the intriguing world of the European practice of witchcraft and witch-hunts. The book offers a solid, reasonable interpretation of the accusation, prosecution, and execution for witchcraft in Europe between 1450 and 1750. Levack focuses mainly on the circumstances from which the witch-hunts em
Willow
Willow
Willow Word Count: 1871 She was born with the mark on her arm, the mark of the one who would cause the downfall of queen Bavmorda and end her evil rain. The legend told her that the prophecy was the queens grates fear and now it was about to some true. Willow Ufgood had always wanted to be a magician. to be wise and respected in his community. His dreams were about to become true. All of these things you will read in my report. The main charters of this book are Willow ufgood- a nelwyn that wis
“More Weight”
“More Weight”
“More Weight” With the words “more weight” Giles Corey, from The Crucible by Arthur Miller, becomes a true hero. Throughout the play, Corey changes from a foolish old man, into a hero who courageously dies for his family’s well-being and honor. With just those two words, the character of Giles Corey is defined. Before the with trials begin, Giles Corey is just a silly old man, courageous but not very smart. Although 83 years old, he is ridiculed and blamed for things that go wrong. When the sus
Cloning
Cloning
Cloning Cloning Cloning opens many doors of opportunities in the agricultural aspect of the United States of America. It has already been a major factor in saving the lives of many humans. I feel the society as a whole can not and should not degrade this scientifical finding. I feel that human cloning should not be done and that this subject raises too many ethical questions. I would like to focus on an agricultural aspect if I may. People raised hell when animal parts were put into humans to s
The Chronicles of Narnia: Book Report
The Chronicles of Narnia: Book Report
The Chronicles of Narnia: Book Report The Chronicles of Narnia: Book Report Digory and Polly were good friends. They both lived in England for all of their lives. One day they were playing when Polly wanted to show Digory her secret place. It was up in her attic. She hid many things there. She hid fruits and snacks to eat and a lot of other stuff to. Digory noticed a door across the attic. Back then the houses were connected together and they thought that if they would cross the rafters and ope
Scarlet Letter: Who Should Punish A Sinner? Religi
Scarlet Letter: Who Should Punish A Sinner? Religi
Scarlet Letter: Who Should Punish A Sinner? Religion, Society, or Individuals Scarlet Letter: Who Should Punish A Sinner? Religion, Society, or Individuals Who should punish a sinner? Should it be religion, society, or the individual? In Hawthorne\'s Scarlet Letter all three affect the main character Hester Prynne. Religion punishes her with the Scarlet Letter, society ostracizes her as punishment, and individually she was able to move on in life but still returned to her haunting past where sh
Song of Solomon: Milkman Dead - Respecting and Lis
Song of Solomon: Milkman Dead - Respecting and Lis
Song of Solomon: Milkman Dead - Respecting and Listening to Women Song of Solomon: Milkman Dead - Respecting and Listening to Women In Toni Morrison\'s Song of Solomon, Milkman Dead becomes a man by learning to respect and to listen to women. In the first part of the novel, he emulates his father, by being deaf to women\'s wisdom and women\'s needs, and casually disrespecting the women he should most respect. He chooses to stray from his father\'s example and leaves town to obtain his inheritan
Diversity of Hawthorne's Writings in Young Goodma
Diversity of Hawthorne's Writings in Young Goodma
Diversity of Hawthorne\'s Writings in Young Goodman Brown, Ethan Brand, and The Birthmark Diversity of Hawthorne\'s Writings in Young Goodman Brown, Ethan Brand, and The Birthmark . Michael Duncan ENG. 111 T/TH 9:30 am ... it is no delusion. There is an Unpardonable Sin! , a quote by Ethan Brand that is at the root of many stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Nathaniel Hawthornes gloomy, dark style of writing is an emphasis on his theme of evil at societies heart. Writing about what he
The Crucible: Characters
The Crucible: Characters
The Crucible: Characters The Crucible: Characters Chetan Patel The Crucible, a play by Arthur Miller that was first produced in 1953, is based on the true story of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Miller wrote the play to parallel the situations in the mid-twentieth century of Alger Hiss, Owen Latimore, Julius and Ethel Rosenburg, and Senator McCarthy, if only suggestively. (Warshow 116) Some characters in the play have specific agendas carried out by their accusations, and the fact that the pla
The Crucible: The Evil of Fear
The Crucible: The Evil of Fear
The Crucible: The Evil of Fear The Crucible: The Evil of Fear In The Crucible, a play written by Arthur Miller, the strict Puritan community of Salem is bombarded with the hysteria of witchcraft. It starts when five young girls of Salem are caught dancing in the forest. Instead as mere children playing, this behavior is viewed upon by the Puritans as the work of the devil. As the hysteria builds momentum, more and more accusations radiate. Reverend Hale, a well known expert on witches, is broug
The Witching Hour
The Witching Hour
The Witching Hour The Witching Hour Title: The Witching Hour Author: Anne Rice Copyright Date: 1990 Number of Page Read: 1043 Three main elements classify the genre: Gothic, Mystery, and Romance. I classify Gothic novels as stories pertaining to a dismal atmosphere, such as Edgar Allan Poe\'s literature. . Lovers who unlock thirteen generation\'s of Mayfair family secrets and incest; discovering that their intervention becomes a more complex-intertwining destiny. Our Antagonist Michael Curry, a
Hawthornes's Young Goodman Brown And Rappacini's D
Hawthornes's Young Goodman Brown And Rappacini's D
Hawthornes\'s Young Goodman Brown And Rappacini\'s Daughter: Solicited by the Devil Hawthornes\'s Young Goodman Brown And Rappacini\'s Daughter: Solicited by the Devil In Puritan Massachusetts the key word was suspicion. In order to be accepted, by the community, you had to be a member of the elect, destined for a spot in the eternity of heaven. In order to be member of this elite group of selected individuals you had to be free of sin and evil. It goes without saying, that you could never
Balder: God of Light, Joy, Purity, Beauty, Innocen
Balder: God of Light, Joy, Purity, Beauty, Innocen
Balder: God of Light, Joy, Purity, Beauty, Innocence, and Reconciliation Balder: God of Light, Joy, Purity, Beauty, Innocence, and Reconciliation The god of light, joy, purity, beauty, innocence, and reconciliation. Son of Odin and Frigg. He was loved by both gods and man and was considered to be the best of the gods. He had a good character, was friendly, wise and eloquent, although he had little power. His wife is Nanna, daughter of Nep, and their son is Forseti, the god of justice. Balder\'s
Macbeth: Appearance vs Reality
Macbeth: Appearance vs Reality
Macbeth: Appearance vs Reality Macbeth: Appearance vs Reality Brooke Soper The way people act on the outside and who they really are on the inside may be two totally different things. Some may change because they feel they don\'t fit in. Others pretend to be something they truly aren\'t. No matter which way you look at it, if you try to act like someone your not, the truth will always appear in the end. That is exactly what happened in William Shakespeare\'s play, MacBeth. Banquo, MacBeth, and
Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories
Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories
Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories Macbeth(c.1607), written by William Shakespeare, is the tragic tale of Macbeth, a virtuous man, corrupted by power and greed. This tragedy could in fact be called A Tale of Two Theories. One theory suggests that the tragic hero, Macbeth, is led down an unescapable road of doom by an outside force, namely fate in the form of the three witches. The second suggests that there is no supernatural force working against Macbeth, which t
Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories
Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories
Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories Macbeth(c.1607), written by William Shakespeare, is the tragic tale of Macbeth, a virtuous man, corrupted by power and greed. This tagedy could in fact be called A Tale of Two Theories. One theory suggests that the tragic hero, Macbeth, is led down an unescapable road of doom by an outside force, namely fate in the form of the three witches. The second suggests that there is no supernatural force working against Macbeth, which th
Macbeth and Beowulf: Evil Defined By Human Preoccu
Macbeth and Beowulf: Evil Defined By Human Preoccu
Macbeth and Beowulf: Evil Defined By Human Preoccupation Macbeth and Beowulf: Evil Defined By Human Preoccupation For centuries evil was defined by human preoccupation, and it was often indicated in the English literature. From Beowulf to Macbeth, people\'s perception on the nature of evil had matured and became more complex. In Beowulf\'s period, evil was simply defined based on outer appearances and actions. The author of Beowulf described the evil Grendel as a fearsome monster: He(with shar
Macbeth: Lady MacBeth
Macbeth: Lady MacBeth
Macbeth: Lady MacBeth Macbeth: Lady MacBeth Lady MacBeth is one of Shakespeare\'s greatest and most intriguing female characters. She is evil, seductive, and witch-like all at the same time. However, during the play we see her in two different ways. At the time when we first meet her, she is a brutally violent, power wanting witch, and later on she turns to a shameful suicidal grieving woman. At the beginning of the MacBeth, Lady MacBeth is very savage and vicious. She thinks nothing of killing
Macbeth: Imagery of Animal Behavior and Class Stat
Macbeth: Imagery of Animal Behavior and Class Stat
Macbeth: Imagery of Animal Behavior and Class Status Advances Macbeth: Imagery of Animal Behavior and Class Status Advances In Macbeth, the imagery of animals behavior and class status advances the theme of animals in relation to human characteristics. The examples discussed in my paper will make it quite clear that this imagery is evident, throughout the play. In Act 1 sc. 3 line 8, the first witch chants and says that the sailor is the master of the Tiger. The witch is comparing the man to a
Macbeth: Macbeth The Tragic Hero
Macbeth: Macbeth The Tragic Hero
Macbeth: Macbeth The Tragic Hero Macbeth: Macbeth The Tragic Hero The most recent meaning of the word Tragic Hero as defined by Microsoft Works dictionary is A hero of noble stature whose fortunes are reversed as a result of weakness. Many characters in the play were affected by tragedy for a number of reasons, but without argue, Macbeth and his reverse of fortunes are due to his own actions, and the rest of the cast were merely victims of this. Macbeth\'s action\'s lead to his very nemises.
MacbethL Imagery
MacbethL Imagery
MacbethL Imagery MacbethL Imagery One of the most important tools in literature is imagery. It is not just in there to fill up paper; rather, there is at least one dramatic purpose for each image and there are many different types of imagery. This essay seeks to prove that in the play Macbeth the author William Shakespeare uses darkness imagery for three dramatic purposes. Those three purposes are, to create atmosphere, to arouse the emotions of the audience and to contribute to the major theme
Macbeth: Superstitions
Macbeth: Superstitions
Macbeth: Superstitions Macbeth: Superstitions The tragedy of Macbeth was written by Shakespeare in 1606 and produced in 1610. Macbeth is the most concentrated of Shakespeare\'s tragedies. The action gushes forward with great speed from the beginning to end. The main characters in the play are Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, who are very noble, but their evil ambition ultimately causes their downfall and death. The play focuses around evil, greed and the supernatural. The play was written by Shakespea
The Tempest: Magic
The Tempest: Magic
The Tempest: Magic The Tempest: Magic The Tempest, written in 1611, was one of William Shakespeare\'s last plays. It has a combination of superb characters, interesting settings, and a good plot line—all held together by the running theme of magic, and its ever- present importance. A closer examination of the magic in The Tempest, and the public\'s view of magic at the time, will give insight as to Shakespeare\'s choice of magic as a theme, and why it has made the play so successful and timeles
Othello: Othello A Tragic Hero
Othello: Othello A Tragic Hero
Othello: Othello A Tragic Hero Othello: Othello A Tragic Hero If one reads Shakespeare\'s Othello, they can come to the conclusion that it might be one of the his most tragic plays ever written by Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet, is probably the most famous of his tragic plays, but Othello, has characteristics that, I think make it even more tragic then his other plays, and therefore for that reason, you can say that Othello is the most tragic hero. Othello is a noble man, one who has grace with
Macbeth: Power Is The Paradox
Macbeth: Power Is The Paradox
Macbeth: Power Is The Paradox Macbeth: Power Is The Paradox People have a hard time getting what they want; in fact, the things they want can be incompatible with each other. In Shakespeare\'s Macbeth, the protagonist is lured to murder the king, Duncan, by the desire for power, an appetite honed by witch\'s prophecies and his wife\'s encouragement. But when he reaches the kingship, he finds himself insecure. He attempts to remove threats that decrease his security, including his companion Banq
The Downfall of Macbeth
The Downfall of Macbeth
The Downfall of Macbeth The Downfall of Macbeth Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, is the tragic tale of Macbeth, a virtuous man, corrupted by power and greed. This tragedy can be classified by one of two theories. One theory suggests that the tragic hero, Macbeth, is led down an unescapable road of doom by an outside force; namely the three witches. The second suggests that there is no supernatural force working against Macbeth, which therefore makes him responsible for his own actions a
Darkness; Beacon of Chaos in Macbeth
Darkness; Beacon of Chaos in Macbeth
Darkness; Beacon of Chaos in Macbeth Darkness; Beacon of Chaos in Macbeth Darkness in our society is indicative of evil. For instance, a black cat, a dark night, and a dark place are all symbolic of diablerie. Authors use these symbols to describe an evil character or setting. William Shakespeare employs the imagery of darkness in Act 4 of his play Macbeth to describe the agents of disorder. The witches, Macbeth, and Scotland are all described as dark because they represent the agents of chaos.
Personal Writing: Disaster Hits Village !
Personal Writing: Disaster Hits Village !
Personal Writing: Disaster Hits Village ! Personal Writing: Disaster Hits Village ! Three years ago something terrible happened in my hometown. It all begun one evening when I was sitting and watching on the local TV station. They interrupted the tv program I was watching, with an extra weather forecast. They said that there was a hurricane coming our way. They told us that we had to stay inside our houses, and that the best would be that we went into a room in the basement without windows. The
The Crucible: John Proctor and John Hale - Good Ci
The Crucible: John Proctor and John Hale - Good Ci
The Crucible: John Proctor and John Hale - Good Citizen vs. Good Person The Crucible: John Proctor and John Hale - Good Citizen vs. Good Person In The Crucible, Arthur Miller portrays the two main characters, John Proctor and Reverend John Hale as “good men”. The term “good men” in this play is ambiguous. Reverend John Hale was a good man in the sense of being the perfect and good citizen of Massachusetts in the 1600\'s. He was pious, adherent to the laws and beliefs, and a good Puritan Christi
Essay About Odysseus, Adonis, and Thor
Essay About Odysseus, Adonis, and Thor
Essay About Odysseus, Adonis, and Thor Essay About Odysseus, Adonis, and Thor Section I: Odysseus Is The Most Cunning Man in the World Odysseus, son of Procris and Cephalus of the Royal House of Athens, played a major role in the Trojan War. However, the legends of Odysseus do not begin until after the great war. At the end of the war he was separated from the rest of the Greek armies and was forced to wander for ten years until he was reunited with his family. His journeys in those ten years
The Crucible: Hysteria and Injustice
The Crucible: Hysteria and Injustice
The Crucible: Hysteria and Injustice The Crucible: Hysteria and Injustice Thesis Statement: The purpose is to educate and display to the reader the hysteria and injustice that can come from a group of people that thinks it\'s doing the right thing for society in relation to The Crucible by Arthur Miller. I. Introduction: The play is based on the real life witch hunts that occurred in the late 1600\'s in Salem, Massachusetts. It shows the people\'s fear of what they felt was the Devil\'s work
The Crucible: The Deterioration of Salem During th
The Crucible: The Deterioration of Salem During th
The Crucible: The Deterioration of Salem During the Witch Trials The Crucible: The Deterioration of Salem During the Witch Trials John Hudson Mrs. Phillips The deterioration 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 Tituba starts pointing her finger at the witches, the community s
The Crucible: Deterioration of Social Order In Sal
The Crucible: Deterioration of Social Order In Sal
The Crucible: Deterioration of Social Order In Salem The Crucible: Deterioration of Social Order In Salem The trumped-up witch hysteria in Salem, Massachusetts, deteriorated the rational, and emotional stability of its citizens. This exploited the populations weakest qualities, and insecurities. The obvious breakdown in Salem\'s social order led to the tragedy which saw twenty innocent people hung on the accusation of witchcraft. Arthur Miller, author of The Crucible, used hysteria to introduce
The Crucible: Evil and Greed In Man
The Crucible: Evil and Greed In Man
The Crucible: Evil and Greed In Man The Crucible: Evil and Greed In Man High personal, acquisitions, evil desires and massive greed took part in shortening the fuse of the chaotic corruption of the Salem witch trials. Amidst the quiet and peaceful period of the Puritan era in America, not everything seemed as they were. Disorder and sin heightened the animosity and deteriorated the very center of a solemn and strong virtuous society. The Puritan belief in the basic evil of man is evident in Art
Superstition in the play The Crucible by Arthur Mi
Superstition in the play The Crucible by Arthur Mi
Superstition in the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller Superstition in the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller Grade Level: 10th Date Created: September 18, 1995 Grade Received: B Written by: Erica Hankinson [email protected] Superstition and witchcraft resulted in many being hanged or in prison. In the seventeenth century, a belief in witches and witchcraft was almost universal. In Salem Massachusetts where the witch trials take place many people who are suspicious is accused of witchcra