it is to compromise ones principle in order to live.
Danforth: I say, will you confess yourself, Goody Nurse?
Rebecca: Why it is a lie, it is a lie;; how may I damn myself? I cannot, I cannot.
Arthur Millers, The Crucible, was a play with many themes. As Rebecca shows in the above quote and Miller proves throughout the play that it is more noble to die with integrity than it is to compromise ones principle in order to live.Order now
1. Wouldnt confess
2. Died with dignity
B. John Procter
1. Wouldnt sign a written confession
2. Died With dignity
1. Got Pressed to death because he wouldnt confess
2. Died with Dignity
The martyrilistic leaning of the Crucibles main protagonists works to give the play a commitment to the noble sacrifice. It draws many parables that evoke the puritanical beliefs that is still present, to some extent in the modern American. The Crucible gives us a looking glass into the shaping of a facet of the modern day American Culture.