The Role Of Reverend Hale In The Crucible

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The crucible involves the Salem, witch trials in which is taken place to justify religion and to catch the accused witches. Odd things begin to occur when the Reverend of the village’s daughter becomes ill for an unknown reason. Reverend Parris’s niece Abigail was seen dancing in the woods along with the Reverends daughter Betty. There is no conclusion to why Betty is in a sleep they’re claims that Betty has been bewitched. Reverend does not want to stir the village up with witchcraft because he does not want to lose control over the village due to such unholy circumstances. Parris calls and expert named Reverend Hale in the field of witchcraft to come to Salem and investigate on what is wrong with Betty and to prove if she is bewitched or ill.…show more content…
Reverend Hale enters Salem ready to catch a witch and undercover the truth of what is taking place in the village. His belief in capturing a witch is held strong through act one as he questions everyone in the village in hope of getting out the truth from people who are accused. While fingers are being pointed by Abigail. Innocent people are being accused of false accusations. When John Proctors wife Elizabeth Proctor and Rebecca Nurse are mentioned in trial Hale comes out of way to tell Proctor that his wife has been brought up in to the court room. These arrests begin to change Hales’s opinion he starts to see that all these accusations don’t have true evidence he feels less and less confident if the trials really do involve

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