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Series: Destroying Drama: The Crucible


Building Paragraphs 1

Building Paragraphs 1

Learn how to write brilliant analytical paragraphs to discuss themes (and much more) in Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’! Watch us build two structured body paragraphs that would fit right into an extended response. The paragraphs will relate...Show More
Building Paragraphs 2

Building Paragraphs 2

Learn how to write brilliant analytical paragraphs to discuss themes (and much more) in Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’! Watch us build two structured body paragraphs that would fit right into an extended response. The paragraphs will relate...Show More
Context

Context

Watch this video to learn about Miller’s world and its influence on the play The Crucible. Discover 1950s America and the widespread fear of communism, which grew into the Red Scare and McCarthyism. We’ll unpack the Cold War, the conflicting...Show More
Hysteria and Fear

Hysteria and Fear

This lesson explores the theme of hysteria and fear in Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’. Discover parallels between the witch hunts in Salem and the fear of Communism in 1950s America (Miller’s own time). Join us and learn how to analyse...Show More
Individuality and Collective Power

Individuality and Collective Power

Is it better to stand as an individual or join forces with the majority? This lesson explores the theme of individuality and collective power in Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’. Explore what happened in Salem when the community’s rules...Show More
Reputation and Integrity

Reputation and Integrity

This lesson explores the theme of reputation and integrity in Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’. Unpack why some characters chose to stay true to themselves, while others lied to save their reputations. Join us and learn how to analyse...Show More
Theme of Religion

Theme of Religion

How did religion influence life in Salem? This lesson explores the theme of religion in Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’. Discover the belief system that governed the town of Salem – Puritanism. Find out how the church and religious figures...Show More
Theme of Truth, Lies, and Deceit

Theme of Truth, Lies, and Deceit

What motivated some characters to lie? Why did others tell the terrible truth? This lesson explores the theme of truth, lies and deceit in Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’. Unpack the role that fear plays in spreading dangerous rumours....Show More