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Please explain the plot structure of Arthur Miller's The Crucible.    

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The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, is a play written in four acts. Each act serves to move the plot forward, and the events which begin and end each act correspond to the key elements of any literature plot diagram.

Act One of the play begins with the exposition, the introduction of all the major characters, and ends with the inciting action. The girls, to avoid getting in trouble, begin the accusations that will soon overtake the entire town.

Act Two starts eight days later, and we learn that the town is reverberating with...

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