In fact, John Proctor was the first character in the Crucible to change. In the beginning of the play he was very prideful, and he wanted to protect his affair with Abigail Williams. When Abigail tried to bring up the affair with John he tried to make Abigail get out of her mind, as if they never done anything.
In The Crucible Abigail Williams was a seventeen-year-old girl who had the most responsibility for the Salem Witch Trials occurring. Abigail seemed to strive off of having power and control over other people. Abigail was motivated by accusing people of being witches and having a part in the mass hysteria in Salem. In order to protect herself from getting in trouble, she lied about other people which eventually caused the town to reject her; causing her to leave. Abigail’s main reason for lying during the Salem Witch Trials was to protect the secret affair she had going on with Procter.
Abigail Williams was a very intense character in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, but according to historical documents, she may be a bit more of a nuisance than anticipated from the book. The age, things she did, and who she “loved” is all different. Some things were the same, but there have been a lot of differences. The Crucible portrayed Abigail Williams as a seventeen year old girl who was a servant for the Proctors.
In the play, The Crucible, Arthur Miller portrays John Proctor, the protagonist, as a tragic hero who has a major flaw and lust for Abigail, his teenage house servant. Because of a paranoid fear of being banished in a town where notoriety assumes such a vast part in their day by day lives, Proctor at first tries to conceal his wrongdoing of infidelity, yet his issue with Abigail triggers a noteworthy arrangement of occasions in Salem, where basic, problematic allegations at that point raise to a far bigger issue, “Abby...you mean to cry out still others?” “If I live, if I am not murdered, I surely will, until the last hypocrite is dead” (Miller
The Crucible Q3 SNR When answering the following questions in complete sentences, keep in outline form. Exposition and other mechanics Title: The Crucible by Arthur Miller How might the title relate to the text? What does it suggest? Why might the author have chosen it over any other title?
Characters are an important part of any play, and even in life. John Proctor and Abigail Williams are one the most important characters in both "The Crucible" and The Salem Witch trials. However, Arthur Miller slightly changes the characters to fit the parts in "The Crucible". In the play, Arthur Miller describes John in the stage directions saying “Procter was a farmer in his
In the Crucible, many of the characters go through changes because of the intensity of the situation. But there is only one character that I think changed the most, and that is John Proctor who is the protagonist of the novel The Crucible by Arthur Miller. I think that John Procotor changes the most in the Crucible because he is in every act and mostly in every scene, and throughtout the play I see more drama (Dynamic Character) in him than any other character in the Crucible and I will go through and tell you how John Proctor changes in the Crucible. In the beginning of the play (Acts 1 and 2), we focus on John Proctor and we know that he is a good puritan citizen, a hard-working farmer and who is a husband and father.
Everyone can relate to an archetype character in a movie, book, or television show. An archetype meaning to me is when a character can resemblance a certain topic. Example of common archetypes would the following a hero, caregiver, damsel in distressed, lover, villain, or tragic hero. In the play, The Crucible, we learned that some of the characters had common archetypes. This was a tragic play which means it has a tragic hero.
John Proctor is an integral character in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible; he serves as the play’s common man tragic hero, often adding bursts of clarity and reasonable thought to the incoherent chaos of constant accusations and cynical attacks in Salem. In Act II of Miller’s play, Proctor’s obstacles and flaws become more apparent than ever as his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth Proctor, is strained even further in the wake of Abigail’s controversial actions. In response to these events, among others, Proctor’s reputation, relationships, and overall character are completely altered as he adapts to his environment. Before describing the change that occurred during the second act, it is important to characterize Proctor before these events
In the play, “The Crucible” many innocent lives are taken because lies and deceit play a very broad role throughout the entire play. Some Salemnites fake to see spirits to cause others to fear the innocent and get their lives taken to please the fakers. A main character in the Crucible, Abigail Williams uses lying to get her way with the whole town, and to get revenge. Abigail has had an affair with John Proctor who is trying to rid all his sins because he is aware of all his wrongdoings. With Abigail and John’s actions Abigail has a strong connection with John and lies to try and get rid of his wife Elizabeth so her selfish self can have John to herself.
The play The Crucible by Arthur Miller is based on true events of the Salem Witchcraft Trials but is changed in some parts to make it a better story. One exaggerated part of the play is a character named John Proctor, who has an affair with a girl named Abigale and is trying to stop the Salem Witchcraft Trials because he knows that the afflicted girls are false. While he is trying to stop the trials he ends up being accused and is hanged because he would not “confess” to being a witch. Some people think John Proctor is a flawed person because he made a lot of poor decisions, but he is actually an honorable person because he tried to make up for his mistakes. Some people think John Proctor is a flawed person because he had an affair with a younger girl named Abigale
John Proctor’s words towards Elizabeth signal irritation and annoyance. John Proctor, the main character of The Crucible, has an affair with a much younger girl, Abigail Williams, breaking his wife, Elizabeth’s trust in him. Her suspicion of him rises when he tells her he was in a room alone with Abigail. Elizabeth’s growing mistrust begins to aggravate John, which is revealed when he says, “I’ll not have your suspicion any more” (489). Elizabeth is doubtful after learning about John’s affair with Abigail and her lack of trust in her husband begins to anger him.
The Crucible “The Crucible” is a play, by Arthur Miller, about the Salem Witch Trials. After reading “The Crucible”, you will be asking yourself, is it necessary for a person to suffer? The answer to the question is shown through the characters, Giles Corey, John and Elizabeth Proctor, and Abigail Williams. John Proctor is a respected puritan man in the community. John had made the mistake of sleeping with, a teenage girl, Abigail Williams.