Conformity In The Crucible

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Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible in 1953. He wrote this book because he had a story to tell. The issue of individual freedom versus conformity is present in society as well as in The Crucible. This is important because people who did not conform to society, were severely punished by authority in the 1950s when communist speculations arose. There were non-conformist attitudes when dealing with external pressures put on individuals. People were too afraid to be an outcast because then they would be an easy target to many people who did not like them. Many people were sentenced of anything without there being enough evidence against them. Just like during the 1950s, In The Crucible, women were accused and found guilty of being witches based on