What two elements fed the "coming madness" seen in "The Crucible?"

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There are two main things which fed the madness depicted in Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible." First, the hatred and existing feuds allowed the villagers to fuel the madness in the town. Second, the fear of the unknown fueled the madness in Salem.


Many of the villagers in Salem disliked (even hated) other villagers. This hate was fueled by existing feuds regarding land...

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