John was lacking excitement and lust in his marriage, so he turned to Abigail, who was more than happy to oblige. Elizabeth finds out about the affair and confronts John. John feels guilty and realizes
Abigail is the girl that John Proctor had an affair with. In The Crucible Betty Parris says, “You did. You did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctor’s wife! You drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor!” (Miller 1244) Even before we know a lot about Abigail we find out that she resorted to “devil work” to try and get rid of John Proctor’s wife.
Due to her mistakes, even her beloved John Proctor was now sentenced to be hanged. Regretting all that she did, Abigail stole money from her uncle, Paris, and ran away from
Abigail blames different people but she also blames John Proctor’s wife, Elizabeth. Abigail goes to Proctor and begs for him back and also confesses to the accusations being false. Many people start going to court and confess to signing their souls over to the devil. Proctor, to save his wife’s life, tells the truth but the court does not believe him and he is hung. The Crucible does a great job in showing the prejudice and hypocrisy in real life events.
Families were getting split and killed because of this non sense going on. Elizabeth was pregnant and John was happy about it but he was accused and put in jail. He later on was Hanged and left Elizabeth alone. Abigail escaped with money and left the town. In Conclusion, love, witchcraft, and family were affecting Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor.
Abigail’s lies carry her through the entire trial and allows her to put several people to death because the court believes her. Mary tries at one point to tell the truth but when the group of girls start behaving crazy she panics and goes back on her statement. Due to all of her lies and accusations Abigail has caused the love of her life, Proctor, to be charged. In the end because of Proctor being guilty, Abigail leaves Salem because her quest for his love is over. The girl’s decisions throughout the courtroom drama ended up changing their communities’ future and the people’s lives in
Through his affair with Abigail, Proctor and Elizabeth's relationship remains strained throughout the majority of the play. Proctor sacrifices his good name to stop the proceedings when he confesses his sins to Danforth declaring the trials a 'whore's vengeance.' Ultimately, Abigail's efforts are in vain as she flees Salem with what she wants most, John, dismissing her pleas to follow, "It's not the ship where we'll meet again Abigail. But, in
Abigail’s immaturity shows throughout the story, along with major jealousy over Elizabeth Proctor, John’s wife. All these events of hanging and sin in Salem lead back around to Abigail’s jealousy overall . Ever since Abigail and John had an affair, way before The Salem Witch
Abigail hates John’s wife, Elizebeth Proctor. So in the woods with al the other young women in the town were joking around and messing around saying random fake chants to the sprits to kill Elizebeth Proctor, so she could be with John. Lust and jealousy is which sparked this
This is all taking place in the woods. This is the time Proctor just wants Abigail to just tell the truth and not lie about it anymore. People always lie and don't tell the truth because they know people will think different about them. You see this happening in our world today. In conclusion, John Proctor had a lot of guilt thought out the Crucible for having an affair with Abigail and hurting his wife Elizabeth because of the affair with Abigail.