The Crucible Lies And Deceit Analysis

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In The Crucible the lies and deceit led to people being brainwashed and influenced by others thoughts and opinions. Arthur Miller shows us this in act II when Elizabeth Proctor is set up and arrested so that Abigail can have John to herself. Abigail setup Elizabeth by planting a bobby pin in the doll Mary Warren had made that day and gave to Elizabeth as a gift. Abigail later acted as if she got stabbed in the same place Mary had left the pin to make it look like Elizabeth sent out her spirit to harm her. “Abigail were stabbed tonight; a needle were found stuck into her belly”….(Hale Act II Scene 1). “You will tell the court how that poppet come here and who stuck the needle in”. (Proctor Act II Scene 1 ). Abigail considers Elizabeth as a threat and in the way of her and John’s relationship, she is willing to sacrifice Elizabeth and do what it takes to get rid of her. This part of the play relates to McCarthyism because they both accused many innocent people of things that weren't

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