English - Ambition
_The Crucible_ can also be thought of as an exploration of ambition:
Abigail has the perverted ambition to kill Elizabeth Proctor and take her
Hale comes to Salem with the ambition of saving Salem from the Devil.
Putnam's ambition relates to the acquisition of land. The judges' ambition
prevents them from calling an end to the proceedings.
Proctor's ambition is the noble one to restore his good name and sense of
Miller is concerned with depicting what can happen when an individual's
ambition becomes thwarted.
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