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The Tests of Salem The Crucible is a play which brings attention to many timeless issues The nature of good and evil power and its corruption honor and integrity and irony are all brought up in Arthur Millers The Crucible Irony what doe sit men Irony means incongruity between what is expected to happen and what actually occurs In The Crucible there are three different aspects of irony Irony is present through many scenes of the play and it is very important to the outcome of the story Three types of irony that are in the play is man vs man man vs society and man vs man The first aspect of irony in the story is when Elizabeth Proctor lies to the court to save her husband but instead gets him in more trouble and helps Abigail Proctor tells the court that his wife has never lid before but when thy call for her she says something with the intention of helping him but ironically she make his situation worse In her life sir she have never lied There re them cannot sing and them that cannot weep my wife cannot lie I have paid much to learn it sirMiller 111 In the quote Proctor is telling the court that some people cannot sing and some are to strong to weep and his wife will not lie Another example of irony that can be used in the situation is that the husband thinks his wife will never lie and to prove she will never lie he admits that he has committed adultery which his wife already knows about and the court puts his wife to a test The court asks his wife if her husband has the affair and instead of the wife saying yes she says no thinking it will save her husband To your own knowledge has John Proctor ever commits adultery and she is saying no By these couple
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