How does Miller demonstrate the truth of the concept that "history repeats itself" in The Crucible? Answer by drawing parallels to the witch trials of 1690s and the Red Scare of the 1950s.

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Miller demonstrates the truth of "history repeats itself" in suggesting parallels between the Salem Witch Trials of the 1690s and the Red Scare of the 1950s.

One of the most demonstrative ways through which Miller demonstrates how history repeats itself is in his view of authority.  He is able to illuminate authority figures in The Crucible that are more interested in substantiating their own power than the public good.  People like Parris, Hathorne, and Danforth fail to take any other interest into account.  Power...

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