A good person has the characteristics of John Proctor
SparkNotes: The Crucible: Analysis of Major Characters
The definition of what a good Puritan should be is defined by the characteristics of Reverend John Hale. A good person has the characteristics of John Proctor. Both were good in their own ways. Proctor was not considered such a good man in the Puritan society though - he was hated by many in his community, and sentenced to death by them. Hale on the other hand is not such a moral person, more of a moral failure. His pride and meddling into the lives of everyone lead to almost everyone's downfall. He thinks that he is so smart and can solve all the witch problems. He causes Abigail and the girls to blurt out the witches, which causes the whole mess with the Proctors getting in trouble with the law. He gets Rebecca Nurse in trouble by taking Francis's suspicions of reading into account. He causes many false witches in the community to die, causing them and their husbands their downfall. His downfall is losing the respect and being hated by almost everyone in the community.
"The Crucible," a Play by Arthur Miller: John Proctor
The primary dramatic focus in the play The Crucible is the moral struggle of its protagonist, John Proctor. Certain characteristics of John Proctor s character and also the environment ...