The Crucible (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)(Penguin Plays)
Format: school binding
Publish date: October 1st 1999
Publisher: Rebound by Sagebrush
Pages no: 152
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, High School
When ruling is based, and made stringent, on fear of an outside opponent, and someone has the brilliant idea of escalating yet to marking a personal opponent as an outsider, and it catches. Might be easier to stomach going in without knowing how the episode goes and likely part of the reason that ...
Many people debate which play would be considered to be the greatest play written by an American and to be honest this play comes pretty close. However, I am not a really big fan of American Literature (in the same way that I am not a really big fan of Australian Literature). I think it would be str...
This is one of the few plays I remember reading in high school and I've been wanting to revisit it for a while, but never got around to it. While it isn't entirely historically accurate, I think it is a fascinating, and somewhat frightening, look at the actions of a society in the midst of hysteria....
I hate to rate this so low when it seems that the only people who do so are those forced to read it by a cruel teacher. I'm even more troubled by the fact that I haven't seen anyone else bring up what bothers me about this play.Yes, it's well written -- that is, the dialogue is expertly handled. The...
I read Death of a Salesman in high school and it did absolutely nothing for me. Now I've read this play and it also did nothing at all for me.I should like this play. I have read about the European Witch Trials, especially the Scottish ones and I find them fascinating. I am strongly interested in...
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