Fear In The Crucible

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Humans have always had an instinct to react with fear to certain situation and in certain ways. This is a primal emotion exists to keep us alive and avoid danger. In the play, "The Crucible," by Arthur Miller we see this emotion come up in many different characters throughout the play-in some more than others and have a great impact on the thoughts and actions of each character. Through these said character, the play emits the notion that fear causes people to react differently in situations, act upon your barbaric instincts, and make rash decisions. One character that we see fear have an impact on them is Deputy Governor Danforth. When Danforth is first introduced we can see how he is a calm and reasonable person, taking all evidence that

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