First of all, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. The Children were dancing in the woods is different because, in the play, it talks about how Abigail and her friends were in the wood dancing. When Abigail told Mr. Hale that Tituba forced them into the woods she also said, “Tituba makes me drink blood” (Miller 1284). This is different because in the real Witch Trials it didn’t happen. A major difference between …show more content…
This is different because in the play Betty and Ruth became ill. Miller wants to make this different because he wanted to make it look more like Abigail is the villain. Goody Putnam had a daughter named Ann Putnam Jr. In the play, Goody Putnam had a daughter named Ruth Putnam. The next similarity is when Reverend Hale was talking to Tituba, she had to confessed that she was acting as an informer to the devil.
Tituba, Sarah Good, and Sarah Osborn were questioned by Jonathan Corwin and John Hathorne. In the play, Sarah Good and Sarah Osborn were questioned by Jonathan Corwin and John Hathorne. The governor of Massachusetts during the Salem Witch Trials is William Phips. The governor during the play is Thomas Danforth. Minister Cotton Mather had warned of the dubious value of spectral evidence. In the play, it didn’t mention any minister. The last similarity is Giles Corey was pressed to death by stones.
There are more similarities and differences between The Crucible and the 1692 Salem Witch Trial. About two hundred people were accused of witchcraft or practicing magic. About twenty people were executed for witchcraft. People still remember the tragic event of the witch