THE CRUCIBLE   Introduction Notes
HISTORY OFWITCHCRAFT
HISTORY OF          WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devil
HISTORY OF           WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devilWitches were believed...
HISTORY OF           WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devilWitches were believed...
HISTORY OF           WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devilWitches were believed...
HISTORY OF           WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devilWitches were believed...
ILLOGICALCONVICTIONS
ILLOGICAL          CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizations
ILLOGICAL          CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizationsTransitive Prop...
ILLOGICAL          CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizationsTransitive Prop...
ILLOGICAL          CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizationsTransitive Prop...
ILLOGICAL          CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizationsTransitive Prop...
LOGICAL FALLACY   EXAMPLES
LOGICAL FALLACY   EXAMPLES        Witches are ugly        Women are ugly        Women are witches
LOGICAL FALLACY       EXAMPLESGrapes taste good   Witches are ugly                    Women are ugly                    Wo...
LOGICAL FALLACY       EXAMPLESGrapes taste good         Witches are uglyFrench fries taste good   Women are ugly          ...
LOGICAL FALLACY       EXAMPLESGrapes taste good         Witches are uglyFrench fries taste good   Women are uglyGrapes are...
ABOUT THE PLAY
ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953
ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953Written by Arthur Miller
ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953Written by Arthur MillerMiller wrote it as an allegory of McCarthyism
ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953Written by Arthur MillerMiller wrote it as an allegory of McCarthyismMiller was brought before...
ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953Written by Arthur MillerMiller wrote it as an allegory of McCarthyismMiller was brought before...
GOOD TO KNOW!
GOOD TO KNOW!The Salem witch trials occurred in 1692
GOOD TO KNOW!The Salem witch trials occurred in 1692The Crucible is VERY similar to the 1692 events, but it isNOT exactly ...
GOOD TO KNOW!The Salem witch trials occurred in 1692The Crucible is VERY similar to the 1692 events, but it isNOT exactly ...
GOOD TO KNOW!The Salem witch trials occurred in 1692The Crucible is VERY similar to the 1692 events, but it isNOT exactly ...
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    1. 1. THE CRUCIBLE Introduction Notes
    2. 2. HISTORY OFWITCHCRAFT
    3. 3. HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devil
    4. 4. HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devilWitches were believed to fly, bewitch people, work magic,and turn into animals
    5. 5. HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devilWitches were believed to fly, bewitch people, work magic,and turn into animalsMalleus Maleficarum was the book that explained whatwitchcraft was and how to convict a witch
    6. 6. HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devilWitches were believed to fly, bewitch people, work magic,and turn into animalsMalleus Maleficarum was the book that explained whatwitchcraft was and how to convict a witchSubjects were thought to be guilty until proven innocent
    7. 7. HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFTWitch: A person (woman) who rejected God and made a pactwith the devilWitches were believed to fly, bewitch people, work magic,and turn into animalsMalleus Maleficarum was the book that explained whatwitchcraft was and how to convict a witchSubjects were thought to be guilty until proven innocentEnglish people believed in witches, so did Puritans
    8. 8. ILLOGICALCONVICTIONS
    9. 9. ILLOGICAL CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizations
    10. 10. ILLOGICAL CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizationsTransitive Property (like in math!)
    11. 11. ILLOGICAL CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizationsTransitive Property (like in math!) A=B
    12. 12. ILLOGICAL CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizationsTransitive Property (like in math!) A=B B=C
    13. 13. ILLOGICAL CONVICTIONSLogical Fallacies: Apparently logical decisions based onhasty generalizationsTransitive Property (like in math!) A=B B=C A=C
    14. 14. LOGICAL FALLACY EXAMPLES
    15. 15. LOGICAL FALLACY EXAMPLES Witches are ugly Women are ugly Women are witches
    16. 16. LOGICAL FALLACY EXAMPLESGrapes taste good Witches are ugly Women are ugly Women are witches
    17. 17. LOGICAL FALLACY EXAMPLESGrapes taste good Witches are uglyFrench fries taste good Women are ugly Women are witches
    18. 18. LOGICAL FALLACY EXAMPLESGrapes taste good Witches are uglyFrench fries taste good Women are uglyGrapes are french fries Women are witches
    19. 19. ABOUT THE PLAY
    20. 20. ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953
    21. 21. ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953Written by Arthur Miller
    22. 22. ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953Written by Arthur MillerMiller wrote it as an allegory of McCarthyism
    23. 23. ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953Written by Arthur MillerMiller wrote it as an allegory of McCarthyismMiller was brought before HUAC (House on Un-AmericanActivities)
    24. 24. ABOUT THE PLAYOpened in 1953Written by Arthur MillerMiller wrote it as an allegory of McCarthyismMiller was brought before HUAC (House on Un-AmericanActivities) Convicted of contempt of Congress for refusing to name names of other communist sympathizers he ‘knew’
    25. 25. GOOD TO KNOW!
    26. 26. GOOD TO KNOW!The Salem witch trials occurred in 1692
    27. 27. GOOD TO KNOW!The Salem witch trials occurred in 1692The Crucible is VERY similar to the 1692 events, but it isNOT exactly the same.
    28. 28. GOOD TO KNOW!The Salem witch trials occurred in 1692The Crucible is VERY similar to the 1692 events, but it isNOT exactly the same.Miller wrote The Crucible to make a point, not to recitehistory
    29. 29. GOOD TO KNOW!The Salem witch trials occurred in 1692The Crucible is VERY similar to the 1692 events, but it isNOT exactly the same.Miller wrote The Crucible to make a point, not to recitehistoryHe used many of the same names, people, places and eventsas a setting for his allegorical play!

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