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In The Crucible several girls were found dancing playing games and making a couple acts that could have been considered as witchcraft Instead of these girls admitting to these acts and getting into a little bit of trouble they start accusing other people of witchcraft just to get out of the trouble that they were in As a result many people were hanged and one person died from being stoned After reading the play and seeing the movie of The Crucible I now know what the tragedy of the common man is I know what it is because it was displayed through out the story The tragedy of the common man is when a high standing basically good man creates a flaw This flaw in turn causes a downfall for this character in the story Then the man recognizes his shortcomings which in the end creates the audience to feel sorrow Most often the sorrow is from the death of the man In The Crucible John Proctor represents an example of the tragedy of the common man We learn from the beginning of the book that John Proctor is basically a good man and one of the most respected people in town Proctor is so well respected because first of all he is from a noble family in this town of Salem Massachusetts Also he owns a large amount of land and back then the more land you owned the more powerful you were and the more powerful you were meant you got more respect John has a wife named Elizabeth and three children The name Proctor is very well known and later important in the book Proctor owns a farm that he works extremely hard on even on Sundays which is the day of church and rest for the Puritans who are extremely religious From the definition of the tragedy of the common man the above details qualify him for being so
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