|Plot Summary of The Crucible by Arthur Miller|
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Bonnet, J. (1982). Society versus the individual in The Crucible. English Studies, 63(1), 32-36.
Budick, E. Miller. "History and Other Spectres in Arthur Miller's The Crucible." Modern Drama (1985): 535-52.
Ditsky, John. "Stone, Fire, and Light: Approaches to The Crucible." North Dakota Quarterly 46, no.2 (1978): 65-72.
Martin, Robert A. "Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Background and Sources." Modern Drama XX, no. 3 (September 1977): 279-292.
Meserve, Walter J. "The Crucible: 'This Fool and I.'" Arthur Miller: New Perspectives, edited by Robert A. Martin, 127-138. Englewood-Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1982.
Weales, G. (1997). What Sartre saw in Salem. American Theatre, 14(4), 51-51.
This plot summary and analysis of The Crucible by Andrew Kennett. Mr. Kennett has a B.A. in History from the Pennsylvania State University and taught Early American History at the Ohio State University as a graduate student. He currently works as an instructor and independent writer.