“How long have you been in the snare of the devil?” Justice of the Peace John Hawthorn, 1692” (Norton 3).
On January 22, 1953, The Crucible opened in New York, telling the story and drama of the 1692 witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. The play did not initially get good reviews and those reviews were somewhat hostile towards the play. However... Death of a Salesman “When today fails to offer the justification for hope, tomorrow becomes the only grail worth pursuing” (Miller and Bigsby vii). Historical Background
Death of a Salesman was first performed in 1949, giving its playwright, Arthur Miller, eventual international attention as a writer (Moran 226). The play opened...