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The Crucible by Arthur Miller Arthur Miller uses many impressive apparatus in "The Crucible" to be able to grasp the interest of the audience. His characters seem to be multifaceted and he shows numerous sides of their personalities during the play. Miller creates complicated relationships within the play and this secures the eye of the audience. We're not introduced to John Proctor until half way through act one; he's introduced to the audience as a "farmer at his middle thirties". We are given the impression that he's a very dominant man "he had been a man-powerful of body", in addition to his power he'd earned considerable respect in Salem "Proctor, respected and even feared". At this phase in the drama it will become evident that John Proctor is a honourable, righteous guy with wonderful respect because of his ability inside the community. However, is he? In Proctor's debut Miller describes him ambiguously leaving a whole lot to be uncovered. Proctor does not see himself as a respectable man, he sees herself as a "kind of fraud", at this time the tension starts to mount and we are left wondering just why. The character that has been introduced as a good, moral guy has a hidden flaw. However, what is it? The once pure surface of John Proctor today seems to have been blackened; he's a sinner "against his own model of misconduct". That is ironic as Proctor has been believed to possess "a sharp and biting way with hypocrites". If Abigail Williams enters the tension rises and the audience witness her flirting with Proctor, "Give me a note, John. A gentle note". Abigail is desperately craving their focus. He's quite abrupt in his reply "no, no Abby. That's don...