Abigail Williams In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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People lie from time to time, then they tell a bigger lie from time to time. The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller is based on the story of the Salem Witch Trials. In play people were killed and accused of witchcraft. With everyone being accused of witchcraft in the town and everyone is the very scared. The play takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. Some girls got caught dancing in the woods with a slave from Barbados named Tituba. They were caught by one of the girl's fathers. His daughter was Betty and his niece was Abigail. Abigail played a very big role in this play because she knew how to get into people’s mind. Abigail Williams is at most at fault for what happened in the play because she was very jealous, controlling, and selfish. She made sure that no one got in her way. With this mindset, it leads her to do some crazy things. Abigail showed how jealous she was when …show more content…

And you know I can do it. I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down!" She threatened all the other girls that were involved in the witchcraft so they didn’t go run and tell. ”My face? My face?! But God made my face; you cannot want to tear my face. Envy is a deadly sin, Mary.” In the courtroom, she lies, saying that Mary was committing witchcraft to get Mary to side with her instead of John so she wouldn’t get in sight. I have been hurt so much, Mister Danforth: I have seen my blood running out! I have been close to being murdered every day because I did my duty pointing out the Devil’s people and this is my reward? To be mistrusted, denied, questioned like a..” She even threatens the judge so he will stop questioning her about pointing out Devil’s people that are very crazy to do that to the “JUDGE”. Abigail is very controlling because she gets into people’s mind and threatens the people to get what she

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