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The Crucible by Arthur Miller
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Apr 23, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: drama, classic, historical-fiction, american-literature, taught, salem, puritan, massachusetts, 1990, re-reads, own
Read in January, 1990

Miller's allegory for the Red Scare works just as well if the reader has no knowledge of the author's intentions. Abigail and her friends start accusing Salem's townspeople of witchcraft. Things quickly spiral out of control, and innocent victims pay the ultimate price.

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