Notes on Miller's Crucible by Denis Calandra, James L. Roberts


Notes on Miller's Crucible by Denis Calandra, James L. Roberts

Explore Arthur Miller's superior play about good and evil, self-identity and morality by looking into CliffsNotes on The Crucible. Boost your insight (and impress your teachers as a result!) by using this study guide to gain understanding about the play's central story, set during the Salem witch hunts in the 1600s. You'll also discover parallels to contemporary witch hunts -- such as the McCarthy investigations of the 1950s -- and the paranoia and fear that accompany them. And that's not all! CliffsNotes on The Crucible provides critical commentaries, a list of characters, and background information about Arthur Miller and his prolific writing career.

About the Author

Jennifer L. Scheidt received her M.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio and now is a full-time instructor at Palo Alto Community college in San Antonio, Texas, where she teaches various writing and literature courses.

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80 pages


Denis Calandra, James L. Roberts
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Publication date

22nd May 2000



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