The Crucible

The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, was written during the salem trials, in 1962 and during these times the reputation of one’s name carried so much importance and to add to it in the town of salem public and private moralities were at right about the same level, as a result the people of salem were focused on maintaining a public standing in society and Many characters like Reverend Parris feared that the doings of their friends would tarnish and ruin their name.

For example in the beginning of the play, it comes to light that reverend Paris, is worried about