How Did Abigail Williams Occur In The Crucible

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The Crucible: Who Caused It? “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller is a play first written in the early 1950s depicting the events of the Salem witch trials that took place in Salem, Massachusetts of 1692. In this highly dramatic and riveting story, the greatest question would have to be, who truly caused all of this? Some could say it’s Tituba’s fault for showing the young girls her work, others may put the blame on Reverend Parris for crying out witchcraft. Despite other opinions, I believe that this was all caused by none other than the vengeful rebellion herself, Abigail Williams. Abigail Williams, a young teen who carries a blackened name, is arguably one of the most important figures during this event. She’s not someone you feel for, but …show more content…

Tituba was a slave, and as a slave, her voice is nothing against those multiple, white girls. That rules out Tituba for me. As for Parris, he would’ve never seen or heard anything in the forest if it never happened in the first place. If Abigail never persuaded the other girls and forced Tituba, nothing would’ve went down. Betty would awaken, Ruth would awaken, and suspicions of witchcraft wouldn’t be present. I wouldn’t say any of this would be the Proctor’s fault either. Although they were most likely Abigail’s motive, it was all her. They didn’t tell her to do it, she just does it being the chaotic teen she is. “A wild thing may say wild things.” She knew that in the end, she would be viewed as no good, but she did it anyway. She didn’t think anything through nor did she know exactly what she was getting into. Abigail was desperate for love and as everyone knows, love can make you do crazy things. “I look for John Proctor that took me from my sleep and put knowledge in my heart!” From start to finish, it was all miss Abigail Williams. She created this mass hysteria that blanketed Salem like low hanging …show more content…

The third season is called Coven and it’s my favorite season. It centers on voodoo and witchcraft. There are different witches who hold different types of powers and that’s why it’s my favorite. Also, there’s a character in this show that’s also in the movie. When I saw Winona Ryder, I instantly thought of the show I just finished up watching called Stranger Things. She stars in it. Those two are pretty much the only connections I have but I’d say they are pretty good

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