Mary Warren The Crucible Analysis

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Arthur Miller, the author of the play The Crucible, uses various conflicts to enrich the play’s plot. Abigail is a young adult living in Salem in the 1620’s with her uncle, Parris, the minister of the church in the Puritan town, and his daughter Betty. The society in Salem is harsh and severe, and Miller uses Mary Warren, the perfect Puritan child who is constantly pushing her group of friends to do the right thing instead of what would benefit them the most, to represent the firm society. Throughout the first Act, Miller has Abigail criticize Mary Warren, a representation of the strict, repressive Salem lifestyle, to display her hatred towards the uptight Puritan society. Mary Warren is the Puritanical poster child. Like the rest of Salem,

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