Summary Of The Play Sweetown Play

The production ‘Sweetown’ makes satiric humour of dark truths of Australians not acknowledging the horrific acts committed in Australian history towards the indigenous people of Australia, through the view of the townspeople consumed in a debate to build a monument acknowledging the massacre committed near their town. Being set in the mid-60s, emphasises the problems … Read more

Essay on Puritans In The Crucible

Arthur Miller’s 1953 play The Crucible, take’s place during The Salem Witch Trails of 1692. The characters in this play are Puritans. They believe that after death, comes judgment, and judgment determines if eternity awaits in heaven or hell. With that side, this play portrays many conflicts; lying, cheating, jealousy, and lust. Characters throughout this … Read more

Abigail Williams In The Crucible Essay

“The Crucible” is a movie that was released on November 27, 1996 based on the play written by Arthur Miller in 1953. Nicholas Hytner directed the movie. Arthur Miller was born in Harlem, New York in 1915. “The Crucible” is said to reflect Miller’s unwillingness to cooperate with the House of Un- American Activities Committee. … Read more

Inherit The Wind Essay

Inherit the wind takes place in July in a rural town called Hillsboro. The play describes itself saying that it takes place in the not so distant past; however the play was written based on the famous scopes trial in 1925 so it may have been set around that era. The place take about a … Read more

Hypocrisy In Scarlet Letter Essay

In Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, the respected minister Arthur Dimmesdale deceives his community, preventing the townspeople from seeing the truth that he has sinned and hidden his secret. When his guilt finally overcomes him, he fantasizes about confessing the secret of his adultery to his congregation seven years after he committed the sin, but the … Read more

Another Salem Witch Trials

The Salem witchcraft trials of 1692, which resulted in 19 executions, and 150 accusations of witchcraft, are one of the historical events almost everyone has heard of. They began when three young girls, Betty Parris, Abigail Williams and Ann Putnam began to have hysterical fits, after being discovered engaging in forbidden fortune-telling (not dancing naked … Read more

Another Salem Witch Trials

The Salem witchcraft trials of 1692, which resulted in 19 executions, and 150 accusations of witchcraft, are one of the historical events almost everyone has heard of. They began when three young girls, Betty Parris, Abigail Williams and Ann Putnam began to have hysterical fits, after being discovered engaging in forbidden fortune-telling (not dancing naked … Read more