CliffsNotes on The Crucible takes you into Arthur Miller's play about good and evil, self-identity and morality.
Following the atmosphere and action of the Salem witch trials of the 1600s, this study guide looks into Puritan culture with critical commentaries about each act and scene. Other features that help you figure out this important work include
- Life and background of the author
- Introduction to the play
- Character web and in-depth analyses of the major roles
- Summaries and glossaries related to each act
- Essays that explore the author's narrative technique and the play's historical setting
- A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics and practice projects
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