Abigail's Control In The Crucible

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Society try’s to control every member. The problem with this is each individual is different. Which means Abigail and the other girls are victims during the Salem trials in their town. In the play, “The Crucible,” written by A. Miller, Abigail is a victim to her society due to the fact that she is controlled by social rules, she is a female, and she has limited to no power. The Salem society required its people to act accordingly to the Bible and its religious rules. Abigail couldn’t express her sexual feelings because women weren’t supposed to feel that way according to their beliefs. However, sex was supposed to only be a biblical need, so Abigail felt out of place. Abigail’s actions were an effort to express herself freely. The
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