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Justice often masks an occurrence of injustice in many forms and in

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Essay By Chris Lampitsi Justice often masks an occurrence of injustice in many forms and in "the crucible" by Arthur Miller, the leaders of Salem, believe that the way that they are dealing with people of strange happenings is right and just but is actually wrong and unjust. Justice can be defined as the right and moral decision and general beliefs. Injustice can be defined as unfairness and a lack of justice. Someone who is done by an injustice may have been judged to harshly. In "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller, the target audience is young adults to the older generation. This play is based on real events which occurred in 1692. The Crucible is saying that in Salem at this time there is very little justice, this is shown when Hale says "Goody Proctor, I have gone this three month like our lord into the wilderness. ...read more.

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Justice often being masked by an injustice can also be seen in the text "Justice without a Conscience." This text is showing a statue of Lady Justice, who usually represents, Anti-discrimination, fairness and justice, is now representing discrimination, unfairness and injustice by the statue not wearing a blindfold which allows her to be discriminative against people, her scales are unbalanced which would make things unfair. Also the blindfold is pulled over her mouth stopping her from speaking which represents that justice is not always heard. There is a man passed out at the base of the statue. This is using a high angle shot to show that the man is very insignificant and lady justice is large and very important. Another text which shows justice being masked by an injustice is a cartoon where an upper class man has just shot a woman, killing her. ...read more.

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However, this man walked free once again when he claimed that someone broke into his house and murdered his wife while he was out, so because the court believed what he said was true he was found not guilty. In "The Crucible", Tomas Putnam makes his daughter lie to get an accused man hung so that Tomas Putnam can take the mans land after he is killed. This text also shows that justice often masks an injustice by the court believing that they are doing the right thing, however, this man may be lying and, in this case, the court has just let a two-time murderer back on to the streets. In conclusion, Justice often masks an occurrence of injustice in many forms and in "the crucible" by Arthur Miller, the leaders of Salem, believe that the way that they are dealing with people of strange happenings is right and just but is actually wrong and unjust. ...read more.

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