In the play Abby tries to do witchcraft to kill John Proctor's wife Elizabeth. She almost gets caught doing it so she accuses many people of bewitching her and got many people hanged. She accuses Elizabeth of bewitching her to kill her. The court will not kill her because she is pregnant but John Procter ends up being hanged because he was accused. In the play Elizabeth the example of good.
She gets accused for forbidden crime witchcraft. She about to be put in jail accused of practicing witchcraft. Abigail blamed her for stabbing a needle in her, using her witch powers. Mary Warren states that Elizabeth was accused,but she defended Elizabeth and the court dismissed the accusation. Elizabeth thinks that Abigail wants to kill her for John because Abigail wants to take her place as his wife.
When it came to Abigail’s turn of wishing, she wished to have John Proctor and kill Elizabeth Proctor, wife of John. While Abigail worked for the Proctors, Elizabeth fell ill after giving birth. During this time she committed a malicious sin and had an affair with with John. After Elizabeth realized John was slipping away from her, she fired Abigail and she wouldn’t be able to find work. This left Abigail angry, greedy and vengeful.
Do you think John Proctor should have confessed to witchcraft? In Act IV of “The Crucible”, John Proctor is accused of witchcraft. Hale calls for Elizabeth and tries to get her to convince John to confess. Proctor is about to confess, but then changes his mind and tears apart his confession paper. This action, however, costs him his life and other’s lives.
“You did, you did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctors wife.” (19) Abby is willing to go through just about anything to be with Proctor, even if that means killing Elizabeth. Finally, a person’s suspicion is another way in The Crucible that lead to the false accusations of others. An example of suspicion in Act One would be when Giles Corey is suspicious about his wife, Martha, reading books. Giles says that his wife reads and hides book.
Goodwife Cruff’s husband accuses Kit of being a witch and they lock her in jail. They ask Kit why she has Prudence’s name on one of her books thinking that she is trying to cast a spell over the little girl. She tries to explain that Prudence wrote it but they do not believe it because they believe Prudence is halfwit. They decide to
In the play he wrote about the lives of a church minster by the name of Reverend Samuels, his niece Abigail, and daughter Elizabeth who were acting differently. With no medical or logical explanation of their actions doctors concluded it was the girls being bewitched. This was the beginning of the witch hunts trails and the unjustifiable acts of the towns people. In perspective witch hunts aren’t justified and they were
When Abigail starts to accuse people of witchcraft, this secret catches up to John. In an attempt to take John for herself, Abigail accuses Elizabeth of witchcraft. At the end of Act III, Abigail finally accuses John of witchcraft. All of this happened because of John’s secret affair with Abigail: “God help me, I lusted.” Therefore, John must suffer the
The effects of the tragic flaw gave bitterness between John and his wife, the truth of his adultery to his former house servant, Abigail Williams, and his execution leading him to become a tragic hero. The first paragraph demonstrates how John and his wife have bitterness in their relationship due to John’s tragic flaw. The second paragraph shows John Proctor confesses to having committed adultery with Abigail Williams, in order to save his wife and friends being tried for witchcraft. The third paragraph explains John Proctor’s death. The Crucible the story brought by love, betrayal and moral lessons, for those who have read this novel have been mind-blown and shocked through most of the entire
In the small town of Salem, Massachusetts rumors of witchcraft run rampant. During a time of great chaos, John Proctor engages in an affair with Abigail Williams, a household servant. Guilt-ridden over the betrayal, John confesses to his wife, “I'll plead no more! I see now the spirit twists around the single error of my life, and I will