Hysteria In The Crucible

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Throughout Arthur Miller’s The Crucible the common theme of hysteria is displayed by the massive witch hunts; The article “Nurse quarantined in Ebola scare sues New Jersey” by Ashley L. Reuters also displays hysteria because Nurse Kaci Hickox is forced into mandatory quarantine. Kaci was forced into mandatory quarantine despite displaying no symptoms of Ebola and was kept under quarantine even after she tested negative twice for the virus. " ‘My liberty, my interests and consequently my civil rights were ignored because some ambitious governors saw an opportunity to use an age-old political tactic: fear’ " (Reuters). It was obvious that fear was the only reason she was placed under mandatory quarantine after testing negative two times for Ebola
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