The Crucible
The Crucible
by Arthur Miller

The Crucible Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The play itself
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up with the Title?
What’s Up with the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Rebirth
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Events
Act One
Act Two
Act Three
Act Four
Characters
John Proctor
John Proctor Timeline
Abigail Williams
Abigail Williams Timeline
Elizabeth Proctor
Elizabeth Proctor Timeline
Reverend Parris
Reverend Parris Timeline
Mary Warren
Mary Warren Timeline
Reverend John Hale
Reverend John Hale Timeline
Tituba
Giles Corey
Betty Parris
Deputy Governor Danforth
Deputy Governor Danforth Timeline
Thomas Putnam
Mrs. Ann Putnam
Rebecca Nurse
Francis Nurse
Ezekiel Cheever
Marshal Herrick
Judge Hathorne
Mercy Lewis
Susanna Walcott
Sarah Good
Martha Corey
Hopkins
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Lies and Deceit
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Respect and Reputation
Respect and Reputation Quotes
Compassion and Forgiveness
Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes
Good vs. Evil
Good vs. Evil Quotes
The Supernatural
The Supernatural Quotes
Justice
Justice Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Jealousy
Jealousy Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
She's a Witch! Burn her!
She's a Witch! Burn her! Flashcards
She's a Witch! Burn her! True or False
All For A Name
All For A Name Flashcards
All For A Name True or False
Essay
Teaching The Crucible
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Dear Abby: Character Advice Columns
A Closing Argument
Political Cartoon
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Shmoop Amongst Yourselves
There's Something Rotten in the State of Massachusetts
I'm a Survivor: Or What Elizabeth Proctor and Beyoncé Have in Common
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
Terms
Photos
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