Examples Of Abigail In The Crucible

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Abigail is to be blamed a lot, because she seduced John Proctor even though he had a wife. Elizabeth found out about the affair and Elizabeth told Abigail not to mess with her husband or she will regret it. Abigail confesses to withcraft saying that she gave her soul to the devil. She convinced other girls to cast spells with Tituba. She carefully planned the way she accused people in the community of withcraft , so she could be credible when she accused Elizabeth. Abigail acused Elizabeth of withcraft. Abigail wanted to blame people for withcraft, because she thought she would get away with whatever she had done. PROCTOR, breathless and in agony: It [Abigail] is a whore! She was close to him. She experienced great loss and feared losing …show more content…

She was trying to avoid losing John to punishment. “We are what we always were in Salem, but now the little crazy children are jangling the keep of the kingdom, and common vengeance writes the law!” ( 77) In some ways, she can because she didn’t have that mother/father relationship with her and she didn’t get any love from them, just only from her father. John had a lot to lose if Abigail and him continued to have an affair. She refused to let go. She knew John had a wife, but she felt like she could do whatever she wanted to. Abigail was a whore. It is a sin to sleep with somebody’s husband. Abigail protected John when he was acused of withcraft and even when she went dancing naked in the woods; she knew she was gone be punished. “Abby, I may think of you softly from time to time.” But I will cut off my hand before I’ll ever reach for you again” (23) She claimed she loved John and she thought John loved her. Abigail tried to kill Elizabeth, she thought if Elizabeth was dead then he would come back to her and marry her. Her momma and her daddy was dead , the only person she could look up to was her uncle. The mean and cruel person she was , she did anything she could no matter how many people she

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