The Crucible – Notes from class

Choose a play in which a central character experiences rejection, isolation or loneliness. Show how the dramatist makes you aware of the character’s situation and discuss how it adds to your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole. Introduction:   “The Crucible” 1953 Arthur Miller Salem – 1600s – witch trials Proctor is isolated – by the town – by the … Continue reading The Crucible – Notes from class

Arthur Miller

Here is the link to the current BBC Arthur Miller season.Notes from class: The people of Salem held strict religious beliefs as a way of keeping their society together. However, because the religion was so strict, it inevitably led to the society breaking down, as people attempted to express their own personal desires and not those of the group. The accusers could benefit by accusing … Continue reading Arthur Miller