In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the strict theocratic society of the Puritan settlement is used to set up a sort of foil for the main character. Through this character he also incorporates the literary archetypes of the Civilization versus the Forest. Similarly, Miller also incorporates these schemes. They both speak of the undertones of corruption in the
To convey the general message that as a strict and hypocritical society they open the door for dissent and seclusion from society.
~ Should I go ahead and give an intro to the topic of the embodiment of evil and the author?s purpose etc.? Or does the last body paragraph flow enough that it doesn?t need to be included in the thesis statements and its just a smooth transition of related but not different topics?. I go from the idea of the forest = evil to each authors perception of evil incorporated into their book.~
In The Crucible, Miller incorporates the theocratic and generally all round strict