Examples Of Abigail Williams In The Crucible

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The way someone appears, or acts, is not necessarily always correct or truthful. In the book The Crucible, the Forest Girls, Abigail, Susana, Mary and the others, effectively deceive the townsfolk into believing that witchcraft is practiced in Salem. Abigail Williams is not as innocent as she portrays herself. She misrepresents herself as a virtuous young girl who was unjustly affected by witchcraft. During an escapade in Act III, the girls become disillusioned by Mary Warren who attempts to expose the charges of witchcraft as mere acts of vengeance. The girls then act as if Mary has entered their souls and then they, of their own free will, somberly repeat everything Mary says. The town, fearful of the devil, becomes easily swayed into pursuing
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