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Character Change: Reverend Hale

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Character Change: Reverend Hale

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Character Change: Reverend Hale

The Crucible is a play written by Arthur Miller. The play takes place in Salem and is a story of a witch trial. The effect of certain events that took place have caused some characters to changed throughout the play. But the most prominent change in character is that of Reverend Hale. Throughout the progression of the play Reverend Hale is the one character who changes his views of the trials and the laws behind them.

Reverend Hale is a bright, young minister from a neighboring village of Beverley. He is called to Salem for his expertise in witchcraft. He comes to observe Betty, Reverend ParrisЃf daughter, for any signs of the devil. With him he brings heavy books and is really determined to solve this dilemma. He is content with finally getting his chance to use his rare knowledge. Reverend Parris tells him that he saw girls dancing and doing abnormal things, which was assumed to be a sort of conjuring. When he hears this he decides to take authority to get confessions out of the girls.

Hale tries to get the accused to confess to

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