The actions of the other characters and the raw emotions Miller shows through the stage directions heightens the climax of the end of the play ‘Parris: (in deadly fear)… to hold back his fate)’ Parris and Hale feel a sense of responsibility for the event unfolding before them ‘(he drops to his knees)… ‘The new sun’ signifies new beginnings and sun brings life and hope, this means there’s hope for Elizabeth and the rest of Salem.The Dramatic Nature of Act Three of Arthur Miller's The Crucible Of the crucible.disscuss how the plays stage directions, Speech, plot development and character actions or Development contribute to the drama and tension Of the act The dramatic nature of act 3 in the crucible goes up and down, there are many ways in which the stage directions, speech, plot development and character development help to raise and lower the tension of the act.
Miller’s choice of words is very powerful because the word “sea” instead of tears portrays to the audience just how deep the sorrow she feels is which immediately makes the audience sympathize, if not empathize with the couple.
Through adversity, their relationship changes, it made them stronger even though they were separated.
If John confesses others will follow suit and it will show the court as being fair.
Proctor is momentarily prepared to give a confession because he wanted to live for Elizabeth and she wants him to live but isn’t prepared to tell him which way to go because she knew how important it was to John to see “goodness” in himself.
When Elizabeth is charged with witchcraft, John sacrifices his pride in an attempt to save her – his pride which he held so dear, this shows the audience that he truly loves Elizabeth.
Miller also portrays Elizabeth’s love for John by lying to try to protect him but this proved to be his undoing because John had told the court that his wife would never lie ‘your wife you say is an honest woman – in her life, sir, she never lied’.I'm meant to be writing a critical essay on The Crucible on Thursday and I just feel like English for me, is a lost cause.I honestly cannot write an essay on the spot in an exam so was wondering what sort of questions I should prepare for?The audience can hear Hathorne, Martha Corey, Danforth and Giles.The tension rises as you Many things are mentioned like the poppet and the dancing in the woods, this part of the scene is just talking fairly calm untilâ€¦ Mary is unable to faint on demand."Danforth: (blanched in horror turning to Abigail).Now the audience thinks there is a very good chance that John will win the case.The power of fear over Mary Warren caused her to accuse John of witchcraft when the other girls turned on her.In Act 4 a while after John Proctor’s imprisonment, it is evident that it is a broken man ‘it is beyond sorrow… Miller uses excellent stage directions because with a few well chosen words he manages to destroy the image of proctor when he was a physically strong man.Elizabeth feels she has to be strong for both of them and will not let her weakness or sorrow show ‘catches a weakening in herself and drowns it…not let herself be drowned in the sea that threatens her’.