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The Crucible by Arthur Miller
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Nov 03, 11

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Read from October 08 to November 03, 2011

Miller did an amazing job! He made me feel so helpless and scared for the people that this actually happened to. I think it is so important for us to feel what people really have gone and continue to go though, if even on a small scale. Hysteria is a terrible and powerful tool. Can you imagine that these girls were only young women? So many have done the same thing, only for slightly different reasons.

I cried when John Proctor screamed, "Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them who hang! How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name.
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