John Proctor And Abigail In The Crucible

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In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Abigail Williams and John Proctor are known to have had an adulterous affair with one another. Even though both John Proctor and Abigail are worthy of blame for their actions, Abigail is the most culpable of the two. In The Crucible, Abigail is the most to blame because of her “tempting” Proctor to carrying out the act more. During Act 1, Abigail is shown to keep egging on Proctor although he does not want to have the affair with her anymore. She even blatantly flirted with him in order to lure Proctor back to their affair, such as when she told him, “I’d almost forgot how strong you are, John Proctor!” (Miller 1139) By doing so, she is letting John know that she is still interested in him and will not

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