Contemporary:  1946 to Present

The Crucible

by Arthur Miller

Some "Text to Text" & "Text to World" connections to explore...

Arthur Miller Biography

National Endowment for the Humanities: Arthur Miller

The Arthur Miller Society Official Website

New York Times: Arthur Miller News

PBS: "None Without Sin"

PBS: "McCarthyism" 

Crime and Punishment  in 17th Century America 

 "A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials"  

 Salem Witch Trials Memorial   

The Crucible (1996, directed by Nicholas Hytner, screenplay by Arthur Miller, starring Daniel Day Lewis, Winona Ryder and Paul Scofield). See the trailer here.  

Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience - Selected Textbook Resources 

Drama: The Crucible -p. 1257

Watch this video from to learn more about the causes of the hysteria which resulted in the Salem Witch Trials-