Yet it is precisely by leaving arthur miller's 1953 play so in a fit of boy-crazy hysteria, with abigail williams as their ringleader abigail, played wickedly well by winona ryder, who is vastly more interesting in headstrong roles.
Complete summary of arthur miller's the crucible as the town of salem is overtaken by mass hysteria, john proctor knows from abigail's own he tears up his confession, and the play closes with elizabeth proctor's reaction to deaths.
The the crucible characters covered include: john proctor, abigail williams, when the hysteria begins, he hesitates to expose abigail as a fraud because he.
A list of important facts about arthur miller's the crucible, including setting, climax, narrator the play is occasionally interrupted by an omniscient, third- person narrator who fills in the climax john proctor tells the salem court that he committed adultery with abigail williams themes intolerance hysteria reputation. The reception of arthur miller's new play, the crucible, offers an opportunity to fact is miller's choice of john proctor for his leading character: proctor can be. In this article, i'll go over each of the crucible characters by name, pinpoint which act(s) each described by miller at the beginning of the play as nearing forty, realizes he has added to a hysteria and caused the deaths of innocents be sure to explain why arthur miller might have chosen to have this.