Category: American Literature

John Proctor Character, Critical Analysis Character Sketch The Crucible play

John Proctor ‘s role is very obvious in this The Crucible , he is leading character of the of play , he is dealt by psychological way , indeed he is tragic hero in some extent . He is blend of evil and virtuous, actually Miller wants to break the old norm that the hero must be vitreous , he follows actually Raymond William who proclaims that a bad person also can create pity and fear in us , it is not necessity that a hero must be noble and virtuous , he just be human being first and that is all, there is no difference either he is good or bad in his nature . As we know that in “The Crucible play” John Proctor does not show up as pure Christian , he does not attend church regularly , even though he does not remember the commandments of the church that is why he is seen to be suspension character in this play by the church authority , they take him he is linked with Satan’s party and his soul has been captured by him.