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					The Crucible Essay


You will be writing an essay that shows me: a)that you have been reading and paying
attention to The Crucible in class and b) that you can follow directions on how to write
an essay. This essay will serve as your required persuasive essay for your semester
one portfolio.


Introduction Paragraph:
       For your introduction, you are to copy exactly what follows:

         After studying Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, I have come to the conclusion
that the three people most to blame for the witch hysteria and the subsequent death of
innocent people are _________________, ___________________, and
__________________. Each of these people, in some way, caused harm to blameless
people, and I will, in this essay, explain what these people, knowingly or unknowingly
did to contribute to the death of the innocent people hanged as witches in Salem Village
in 1692.


BODY:
       Second Paragraph:

         ________________________ was most responsible for the Salem Witch hysteria.
 FIRST REASON:
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________.
In addition, he/she
SECOND
REASON:______________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________.




       Third Paragraph:

        ______________________was also responsible for the tragedy.
FIRST REASON:
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
.
Another reason he/she is to blame is because (SECOND
REASON)______________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________

Fourth Paragraph:

       Lastly, _____________________ is responsible for the hanging of innocent
people as witches.
(FIRST
REASON)______________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
_. Also,
  (SECOND
REASON)______________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
.

CONCLUSION (LAST PARAGRAPH)
       In conclusion, there are three people who are most to blame for the hanging of
innocent people during the Salem Witchtrials of 1692. These three people were
________________, _____________________,and_____________________________.
Each of these three knowingly or unknowingly caused the witch hysteria to grow and
contributed to the hanging deaths of the men and women during the Salem Witch Trials
of 1692.