The story is about a young girl named Abigail who is obsessed with a married man named John Proctor, who goes to Salem’s witch trials in Massachusetts during 1692. In order for Abigail being with Proctor she had to get rid of Proctor’s wife; Elizabeth. The main conflict of the movie was because of the obsession Abigail had with Proctor, innocent people were being accused of witchcraft. People were accused of witchcraft by Abigail and a group of young girls who would believe what she would say about seeing people doing witchcraft. It is a play that many people are always going to remember about because it is unbelievable that 19 people were hanged, one man was put on top of him a huge rock, and more people were accused and died in prison.
Crucible Essay “She is one foot in Heaven now.” This quote is spoken by Elizabeth Proctor to John Proctor the morning of Rebecca Nurse, Martha Corey, and John Proctor’s hanging, at the beginning of Act Four. Elizabeth Proctor is the wife of John Proctor and is also pregnant. Rebecca Nurse and myself are parallel for three reasons both are dedicated to Christianity, considered to be reasonable, and studied to be very charitable.
I do not agree with Ryder's assessment of Abigail. Initially, I think Abigail is selfish and is doing everything for herself so that she can have John Proctor. Abigail says, specifically, "oh, I marvel how such a strong man may let such a sickly wife be -." The quote supports what I think because Abigail wants John. Another one is, she started blaming other people to keep from getting whipped.
In the Crucible, by Arthur Miller, two of the most important characters are, Mary Warren and Reverend John Hale. The story takes place in Salem, 1692, when supposedly witchcraft ran rampant. John Hale gives us the knowledge of witchcraft and puritan beliefs, in the story, in order to decide whether someone was a witch or not, while Mary Warren assists Abigail Williams in the false accusations presented in order to alleviate the punishment they were facing for the actual practicing of witchcraft as well as dancing. In the story John Hale is intelligent while Mary Warren seems to want good, but is too nervous to take a stand on it.
n 1953 is when “The Crucible” was published by Arthur Miller, people still believed in witch’s and the powers of witchcraft. Abigail beliefs was so strong that she and a group of others went into the woods and danced around a cauldron. Little did she know that the power of witchcraft was not what she though they would be. “Now sit you down and take counsel with yourself, or you will be set in the jail until you decide to answer all question… this is a court of law… I’ll have no effrontery here!” - Danforth.
Legal Brief: John Proctor, Salem Statement of the Issue After the many accusations and deaths of many innocent people, I have also been falsely accused and charged of being involved with witchcraft. Of course I deny everything because I have absolutely nothing to do with this. I am innocent, this is all a big misunderstanding. How can you believe what a bunch of teenage girls say, they are setting me up. Abigail Williams is making all of this up just for her enjoyment.
During the late 1600’s tragic events took place in a town called Salem. A few girls fell ill, falling victim to hallucinations and seizures, which caused Salem a religious town to start thinking someone was casting spells. “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller, was created because of the witch trials and the effects it had on the colony. There were lots of men and women accused of this "witchcraft"; however, less than 20 were hung. Although the town of Salem embraced these trials as a template for their envy and hate, one young woman; Abigail Williams, who is the ringleader of it all.
In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, The character, Mary Warren, plays an important role in The Crucible. She was one of the girls that were in the woods when all the dancing was going on. She is portrayed as a innocent girl that slowly allows Abigail another character of The Crucible to negatively influence her. She also want to do the right thing all the time that why she is afraid of what happened the woods. In Act One Mary Warren is a very innocent and quiet girl, but in Act Two she becomes a girl that will speak up and feel important.
The community in which someone lives will often have definite effects on the people living within it. This means that you can often connect someone's behavior to their surrounding area. However in The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, you can not blame the puritan society that Abigail Williams resides in for her actions. The root of her estranged actions and decisions is her past, personality, and her pride.
In The Crucible, many of the characters were slightly altered from the original Salem Witch Trials to make the story more interesting. Abigail Williams was one of those characters. She has several changes, some major, some minor, but they affect the story in a big way. While there are many differences, there are also some historically accurate things about her thrown in as well.
The plot is that Sherry has been passed down from owner to owner. She now belongs to Paul Revere. Sherry does not know how to feel about him at first, but after a while, she knows that Paul would never hurt her, that she could trust him. Sherry influence the plot by allowing Paul to travel on horseback across the colonies. The major conflict in the story is when Sherry must go to each colony to warn them that the british were planning to attack.
The Crucible that takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, where a minister unexpectedly finds a group of naked teenage girls dancing and having fun around a boiling pot of witches brew by the woods and the minister believed that this was witchcraft. One of the girls who is the niece of Salem’s minister whose name is Abigail Williams, drinks blood to kill the wife of her ex lover, whose name is Goodie Proctor. The behavior of all the girls turned Salem into a horrifying and innocent deal of trails in which the community would never recover and the girls knew that the behavior of their punishment would be very serious. The girl’s announced that the spirits of members of the community were trying to bring them into witchcraft, and possess
7) Were there any instances in the timeline where something could have been done to prevent Amy’s death? If so, when? • When Amy told her coworker she was beaten with a bat some type of authority should have been contacted immediately • When Vincent called Amy’s job repeatedly, they should have called the police and reported him for harassment • Vincent came down to Amy’s job and started an argument with her which could become trespassing and he may have been arrested • When Amy went to her home the final time to pick up items for her children, there should have been at least two people who went in with her. Everyone knew he owned a gun and her going into that home was honestly a huge mistake.