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Under a Spell, Except Not of the Magical Kind: The Cause of the Erasure of Morals in Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” in the Context of the McCarthy Era

There is a contagious sort of corruption rife amidst 17th century Salem, as depicted in Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible. Salem, supposedly a pious, saintly township, is represented as everything but, as sanity is soon decimated at the hands of said corruption. “Judgement waits…all” once the villagers fall under varying forms of primitive lust – affecting…… Continue reading Under a Spell, Except Not of the Magical Kind: The Cause of the Erasure of Morals in Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” in the Context of the McCarthy Era