The Crucible

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  • Created by: Rhian
  • Created on: 12-03-13 12:51
  • For Mary (his first wife)
  • 1952 his friend Elia Kazan was questioned about communist activity by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)- Kazan's experience inspired him to write the Crucible
  • Lest his wife in June 1956 and married Marilyn Monroe on the 25th
  • 1957 he was questioned by HUAC and was sentenced to 30 days in prison, wasn't allowed a passport, he was blacklisted so he couldn't work- in 1958 the conviction was overturned
  • McCarthyism gets its name from the man who started it Senator Joe McCarthy
  • First time acted out in 1954 in England
  • Number of girls crying out reduced, Abigail's age has been raised, several judges of equal authority were put into…


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