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The Crucible
Arthur Miller

In The Crucible, Arthur Miller tells a tale about how little is needed for a small community to turn on each other. When rumors of witchcraft arise in rural Salem during the 1690s, it does not take long for people to start to denounce anybody in order to save their own skin. Eventually, truth is pushed to the margins under the eyes of the church’s unforgiving authority.

· · 1953

Critical edition

Miller, Arthur. The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts. Penguin Classics, 2000. 144 pp., ISBN 9780141182551

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  • Classic
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