Group 2: Arthur Miller & The crucible
- When was Arthur Miller born?
- When did he die? What other well-known plays did he write?
- What famous woman was he married to (for a short time!)?
- What university did he attend?
- What degree did he receive?
- When did the Crucible premiere on Broadway?
- Before what committee did he have to appear in 1956?
- In May 1957, what was he found guilty of?
- Read the following article, written by Miller in June 2000. Summarize his main points, and be sure to note the connection between the Salem Witch Trials and what happened during the 1950s in America: Why I Wrote the Crucible