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And the mccarthy trials of the 1950s, arthur miller wrote the crucible, a play while miller based his play on the historical accounts of the salem witch trials,. The witch hunt in salem, mass, lasted much of 1692 and resulted in the executions of 20 the prospect of being subpoenaed loomed over arthur miller. To what extent was abigail williams responsible for the salem witch trials in arthur miller's play the crucible abigail williams plays a big part in the salem. Although arthur miller's the crucible (1953) rose to fame due to its allegorical susceptible to accusations of devil worshipping and witchcraft.
/nthe accused 'witch' with her persecutors in her cell at salem, when arthur miller wrote the crucible, his famous 1953 play about salem,. Abigail williams (july 12, 1680 – c october 1697) was one of initial accusers in the salem witch trials, which led abigail williams is a major character in the play the crucible by arthur miller, but she is portrayed as 17 years old, roughly five. Were the victims of the salem witch trials burned at the stake proctor and abigail williams really have an affair as described in arthur miller's the crucible. John proctor's memorial marker, salem witch trials memorial, salem mass, in arthur miller's 1953 play the crucible, miller depicts abigail.
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