Examples Of Revenge In The Crucible

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Justice or Revenge? ¨To carry a secret, is to play with fire. You hold on to it and eventually youĺl get burned.¨ Revenge is the action of inflicting someone because of hurt or harm. In ¨The Crucible¨ by Author Miller, Abigail Williams, Elizabeth Proctor, and Ann Putnam are characters who seek revenge. Jealousy is one main reason these three young girls seek revenge throughout the play. What personal reasons are these young girls seeking revenge from other characters? Abigail Williams is the strikingly beautiful niece of Reverend Parris and she seeks revenge from Elizabeth Proctor. We learned in Act One of ¨The Crucible" that when Abigail was a servant of Goody Proctor and John Proctor, that she had an affair with John Proctor. Tension rises between Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor because Elizabeth had suspicions of Abigail and kicked her out of her house. Abigail Williams hates Goody Proctor because she believes that Elizabeth Proctor is a gossiping backstabbing liar and she wants John Proctor for herself. One way Abby seeks revenge from Elizabeth is by drinking a charm made by Tituba to kill her. Another way Abby seeks revenge is by falsely accusing Elizabeth of killing Ann Putnam 's babies. When Betty shouts that Abby drank a charm to kill Good Proctor, Abby states to Mercy Lewis, Mary Warren, and Betty Parris, ¨Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will
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