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When arthur miller finished the crucible in 1952, the united states was embroiled in the post-world war ii red scare, bolstered and spearheaded by the fiery joseph mccarthy. The crucible and mccarthyism • online article, page 217 • newspaper article, page 218 when arthur miller’s drama the crucible first opened on broadway in. Arthur miller wrote the crucible at the height of the mccarthy era “red scare,” and his words ring as true today as they did 65 years ago.
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The crucible's parallels to the mccarthy era while this wasn't the torture that miller alludes to in the crucible it's the same general idea. You will read the material provided from the textbook and various links and achieve the following: show your knowledge of arthur miller, mccarthyism, the puritan era.
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