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The Effects Of Abigail Williams In The Crucible

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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. Some may believe the town was responsible; Abigail used her neighbors as pawns, manipulating their emotions and actions for her benefit. Others may argue that Abigail
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