Years of Wonders

Conflict by definition is an open clash between two opening groups or individual’s desire. It is human nature to do things and how much we put into, get what we desire. The effort and actions we put into achieve our desires and goals will create a conflict that facts will be changed with who states them. As highlighted in ‘Crucible’ written by Arthur Miller, characters in the play try to twist the truth to their own ends, which allows us to see that conflict in many cases tests character.
Conflict is an expression of human desire, and a part of human nature. Every individual or group has conflicts throughout their day; these conflicts can be considered small or big depending on the individual or the group opinions. Arguments and conflicts between people are chosen because it is desired by one or many. Conflicts between individuals or groups can come to a conclusion eventually. However some conflicts don’t come to a conclusion due to non-satisfaction of desires. In such cases of conflict truth is not always the key to achievement. As we witness in Crucible, with Proctor’s refusal to lie meant that the truth, cannot always end to something good, this led Proctor to death. Examples can be taken from our everyday lives, history or even fiction, or non-fiction plays. The play ‘Crucible’ by Arthur Miller illustrates that small action that is taken by a group can create conflict between locals in the town and result in tragedy.
‘The Crucible’ written by Arthur Miller illustrates that actions which are taken by individuals in order to satisfy their desires can create a disagreement between other individuals and groups which result in a conflict. ‘The Crucible’ is originally a play that takes place in the 1960’s during famous and tragic witch trials. The entire community is in chaos yet certain characters are also fighting internal conflicts. This essay focuses on three characters from ‘The Crucible’ that create a conflict that contains twists and lies made just to...