Compare Pablo Escobar And John Proctor In The Crucible

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Does a Villain always commit crimes? In countless stories, there’s always one individual who is perceived as a hero but is that reality? In the Novel, The Crucible written by Arthur Miller goes through the Salem witchcraft trials and how one man tries to expose the truth. The main character John Proctor, struggled to expose the truth due to his affair, that made him seem unholy. At the end, he was the only one who tried to save the town from its own toxicity. In modern history, a misunderstood individual is Pablo Escobar, the Colombian drug lord, who’s infamous in media as a Villain. Although he has done crimes, many don't know Pablo’s reasoning and his charitable works for his community. Therefore, John Proctor and Pablo Escobar were both …show more content…
John Proctor who is famously known for his affair was determined sinful by his community. His fellow towns people ended up turning on John for numerous reasons. The main reasons being of the affair and John not taking his faith seriously with the church. These all led to John proctor to be faced against all odds, when the Salem Witch Trials became revealed to the people, mass hysteria broke out. John Proctor was faced to talk to Abigail, and tried to end things subtlety to silence the rumors being talked in town. John Proctor stated “Abby, I may think of you softly from time to time. But I will cut of my hand before I ever reach for you again. Wipe it out of mind. We never touched, Abby.” (Miller). This shows that John Proctor wanted to fix his marriage with his wife because its evident that he wanted to end all connections with Abigail. Although, the towns people didn't know who John Proctor had the affair with, he tried to clear up the situations, before it became viral. John Proctor life unraveled when his wife, Elizabeth was accused of witch craft by his ex mistress. John took i upon himself to uncover the truth of the town peoples for their lying and blaming others in the neighborhood. So when John’s wife was in court faced to defend her case that she was innocent, her husband decided to expose Abigail. Throughout the town Abigail was known to be a saint although she was the one that started this mass hysteria. In the court John mentioned, “She thinks to dance with me on my wife's grave! And well she might, for I thought of her softly. God help me, I lusted, and there is a promise in such sweat. But it is a whore's vengeance, and you must see it now.” (Miller) John took an extreme step of bravery by admitting that he had a affair for the first time in public. By doing so he tried to manipulate Abigail’s image to the towns people, so they can believe that the