- Miller, Arthur The Crucible (Harmondsworth: The Viking Press, 1971) [ISBN 0-14-02-4772-6]. Edited with an introduction by Gerald Weales. Contains the full text based on the Collected Plays, and various critical essays.
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The Question and Answer section for The Crucible is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
In Act One, the exposition informs us of supernatural occurrences that are effecting the community, as well as the steps that are being taken to decipher the causes. As an audience, we know that Betty Parris and sick and unresponsive. We also know...
Hale's wife is not mentioned in the text. Does your question pertain directly to The Crucible?
Hail is uncertain about the witch trial process. He goes to Proctor's house to find clues but discovers that the court has superseded his authority. Arrests without his input or consent are being made. Hale is amazed when Cheever comes to arrest...