How does Miller show the changes in Hale during the course of 'The Crucible'?

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How does Miller show the changes in Hale during the course of 'The Crucible'?
1 Who is Reverend John Hale?
1.1 Reputation of understanding the demonic arts, hence called to investigate the witchcraft.
1.2 "Mr Hale is nearly forty, a tight-skinned, eager-eyed intellectual. This is a beloved errand for him; on being called here to ascertain witchcraft he felt the pride of the specialist whose unique knowledge has at last been publicly called for."
1.3 Is a character whom undergoes significant changes
2 Character at the Beginning
2.1 Hale arrives "loaded down with half a dozen heavy books" and impresses people with a speech about the power and truth these books contain.
2.1.1 "They must be; they are weighted with authority." Depicts Hales personality
2.2 Enjoys being the centre of attention in Salem
2.3 Hale attempts to impress with several speeches about witchcraft
2.3.1 He says "with a tasty love of intellectual pursuit."
3 Charcater in the Middle
3.1 End of Act 3 he wants to flee Salem because he is horrified by what is happening
4 Character at the End
4.1 "There is blood on my head! Can you not see the blood on my head."
4.1.1 Tortured by guilt which was created by the part he played in peoples deaths
4.2 Sympathy for comdemned and torn by doubt about the validity and truth of the witch hunt.
4.3 Hale wants to save Proctor from death with links to him changing his views on the witchcraft in Salem
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