Abigail believed that Proctor actually loved her and she waited every night for him. She was brainwashed to think he would leave his wife for her. The witchcraft accusation came from the beginning of the story when Abigail and the girls were dancing naked in the woods and chanting. She made false accusations that people in the village were worshipping the devil to cover what she had done. Many lives were taken but Abigail had no empathy for anyone who was hanged.
This appears man times throughout The Crucible. One time is when Mary Warren is getting questioned about pretending and she then accuses John Proctor. She did this because she was scared for her life. That show weakness because she cannot handle being questioned. Another example of weakness is when Abigail Williams runs away from Salem and robs her uncle.
Abigail’s ulterior motive is to have a relationship with John Proctor and get rid of Elizabeth. Abigail displays her affection as she says, “John- I am waitin’ for you every night” (22). Her jealousy towards Elizabeth for being with Proctor is what drives her to get rid of Elizabeth and take her place. Abigail’s actions cause conflict between Elizabeth and Proctor. When Proctor says, ‘it’s winter in here yet’ (51), it reveals the way they have become very distant and their interaction is cold; their dialogue has
She does not seem to care about other people beside herself and Proctor. She tried desperately to win back Proctor by forcing him to admit that he still has feelings for her. Abigail makes constant choices that change her destiny, all chances she get, she chooses to lie instead of telling the truth. In the beginning of the play, Abigail William tries to kill Elizabeth Proctor with curse. This is how Arthur Miller reveals Abigail William’s character before she talks her line.
"Abigail, I have fought here three long years to bend these stiff-nerved people to me, and now, just now, when some good respect is rising for me…": This shows that Parris cares about what people think of him in Salem. Paris is scared that someone is trying to to kill him, take his spot or , ruin his reputation or many other things. Reverend Paris's daughter Betty was dancing in the woods naked with Abby and his slave. Paris did not know what was wrong with his daughter at first. Later when he finds out what she was doing he makes sure people keep it on the down low before rumors start spreading.
This shows the theme because Abigail who use to work at the Proctor’s household claims to had a fling with Mr. Proctor. Sooner or later the wife finds out, kicking Abby out of the house thus creating her hatred towards Goody Proctor. Another place in the story that supports this theme is when Mary Warren tired standing up to Abigail in
The Crucible, a novel that reflects on Salem's Witch Trials in early 1692. The strict religious culture set out by the Puritans ruled the village. Unexplained acts were seen as acts of the devil and witchcraft. Salem became caught up in a hysteria about witchcraft that year. The conflict ultimately claimed 19 lives.
He turns to her and watches her”( ), John Proctor has been “tiptoeing”( ) around Elizabeth in an attempt to not irritate her more. John distances himself from Abigail, making it clear to her that he is no longer interested in any sort of relationship with her. In Act Four, John is accused of doing the Devil’s work by Abigail Williams, because Abigail is she is jealous of Elizabeth, and if she can not have John, no one else should. This conflict arises many times throughout the play, Abigail holds their affair over his head in an effort to keep him in the palm of her hand. Although, John decides to come clean to god, John Proctor confesses to adultery in front of the court, ruining Abigail's plan to expose him for a criminal.
Fear and hysteria strike Salem over the belief that the devil is in the town because Parris’s niece, Abigail Williams, was found dancing in the forest with other girls and Parris’s servant; and soon after two young girls fall sick. The town suspects the girls of witchcraft; however, Parris does not want to believe witchcraft is the cause of the trouble in Salem; so he calls in Reverend
And then Carrie lets it takes over her mind, body and spirit. Carrie has misused her telekinesis at the prom and has destroyed every one even herself. Carrie's anger in Carrie is similar to Nor Elshrief's anger in Alzalem w Almazlom movie. Both of them suffer from oppression and as a result of their hidden anger, they decide to take revenge from those who spoil their life. On one hand, Carrie is oppressed by her mother who has strange religious views.