“Let you look for the goodness in me, and judge me not.” John Proctor and his wife Elizabeth Proctor both endure a crucible or severe moral test. Elizabeth is put to the test various times during the play including when she was asked if her husband is a adulterer. John Proctor makes the descion to admit he had relations with Abigail williams.
When John Hale came up to find the truth, Abigail, and other girls start to accuse they neighbors in witchcraft. One of them was Elizabeth Proctor, John Proctors wife. Abigail accused her because Elizabeth fired her when she finds out that John and Abigail
Out of fear, Elizabeth lied about his actions trying to protect him. Later on, some said that it was not unusual for her to lie such a lie. While in court, Elizabeth tried to avoid admitting that her husband had an affair with Abigail. She was filled with fear for she could not ruin his name. She tried to cover it up by saying that “she dissatisfied me (her).
After her husband’s affair, their relationship is very weak and it is difficult for Elizabeth to even see her husband’s face. Next, Elizabeth is accused of witchcraft, and she has to go to jail for crimes that she never committed. Finally, her husband is also accused of working with the devil, and either has to die whilst telling the truth, or live based on a lie. She puts aside her needs and says what is best for her husband, and what will set the best example for her kids. All of these situations require strength in order for her to survive them.
Abigail Williams,a young woman is spreading lies about local townspeople alongside her friends. John Proctor, a questionable farmer, and Abigail 's lover, is now in rough territory. The one piece of evidence protecting John and his wife Elizabeth from mockery is their maid, Mary Warren. Salem
During a session in court, John openly admits to giving Abigail Williams a motive to cause The Witch Trials. Proctor states, “I have known her, sir. I have known her… A man may think God sleeps, but God sees everything, I know it now, I beg you, sir, I beg you—see her [Abigail] what she is” (Miller, 110). The judge is astonished by the information at hand and demands Elizabeth to confirm the claim.
The Evolution of Elizabeth Proctor Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible is a compelling look at the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Elizabeth Proctor began as doubtful of her husband, John Proctor, but ends up having faith in him in the end. She still believed her husband was still in love with Abigail but Proctor soon proved his love for Elizabeth throughout the play. Elizabeth evolves from a woman who doubts her husband, but then evolves into a woman who risks her life to save her husband. Elizabeth continues to question her husband's faith causing an argument between the two.
Elizabeth Proctor, 40, the wife of John Proctor, died in 1692 after giving birth to her third child which is John Proctor III. For disrespecting the court and lying to save her husband’s name, she was hanged. Elizabeth Proctor born in 1652, She is a person who fired Abigail Williams for having an affair with her husband. Abigail would say that she is a person with a cold personality. She was the third wife of John Proctor who lived on a farm.
Proctor said to her, “ I cannot mount the gibbet like a saint. It is a fraud. I am not that man. My honesty is broke, Elizabeth; I am not a good man. Nothing’s spoiled by giving them this lie that were not rotten long before (535).
Proctor may have committed adultery, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t love his wife Elizabeth. Everyone has made of mistake at some point in their life. Proctor wanted everything for her and his family, and after all love does change people in many ways,
Does your word mean anything to you? Does what you stand for as a person mean anything even when someone tries to take it away from you? A word John Proctor lived by, integrity, which stands for honest and moral. The religious background adds to more for their moral compass so they will go to heaven and not be sinful. The author of this play Therefore, to die for the truth is better than to live a lie.
Proctor is widely respected in the Salem community. However, he has a secret that threatens his reputation. He cheated on his wife Elizebeth Proctor with Abigail Williams. As a result, he has a strong internal conflict regarding his integrity. Proctor is a benevolent man at heart, however he has sinned according to puritan law.
In Act 2, Elizabeth accused of witch doing. Her husband Proctor was fury and anxious to clear off her names, thus he acted unwisely. “Suddenly snatching the warrant out of Cheever’s hands ripping the warrant.” (Miller 82). Even though Proctor had fought for his wife, but his voice was meaningless from curt authority, thus Elizabeth stated, “I will fear nothing.