You have three more “Big Questions” to think about:
- Why did Arthur Miller title his play “The Crucible?”
Why did Miller write this play when he did (1950s)?
- Do you think something like this could ever happen again?
- Who is the “hero” in this play?
I want you to first think about numbers 1 and 4. Go back to the story. Review. Look over your list of characters.
I want you to pull out 3 characters that you feel like changed the most in this story. Write a brief description next to each one (a short paragraph, 3-5 sentences). How did they change? Why did they change? Did they change for better or worse?
Next, give me a one paragraph analysis for why Arthur Miller called this drama “The Crucible.” (5-6 sentences)
Then do the same thing for question #4. Who is the hero in this play? Write one paragraph defending your answer.