Crucible Allusion

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Tiscareño, Leonel Englsih 5-6 Ms. Hess December 17, 2015 A Wider Acceptance In the passage “Why I Wrote the Crucible,” Arthur Miller tells the audience the significance of his play. Through the ad populum fallacy and his use of allusion he is able to convey his perspective of fear and memory. Arthur Miller uses the ad popullum fallacy to help his perspective of fear. In the early stages of the film making, as stated by Miller, he was very skeptical and fearful of what would happen. Miller was extremely frightened by thinking of the consequences he would be faced by if the people were to get offended or bothered by his piece. He released his writing “The Crucible” knowing that it could turn bad for his generation, but later come to enjoyment
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