She does this because her and John Proctor committed adultery and Abigail is still in love with John but he doesn’t feel the same way about her. John Proctor tells Abigail that she needs to stay away from him and that he is happy with his family. She doesn’t like that, so she thinks that if she gets Elizabeth convicted of witchcraft, John and her can finally be together. Abigail does end up getting Mrs. Proctor convicted, but John doesn 't want anything to do with Abigail after that. Abigail ends up running away because her plan didn’t work out the way she wanted it to.
After a very tragic childhood which included witnessing her parents murder, Abigail Williams went to live with her uncle who was a very strict Puritan Minister. Abigail fell in love with a married man named John Proctor. Although they did have an affair together, John did not love Abigail the way she loved him. This was the main contributing factor to the bitter evil person she became. She accused innocent people of being involved in witchcraft.
He had a terrible history with Holmes, since Holmes seduced both Conner’s wife Julia and his sister Gertrude. In the quote, Conner claimed that he warned Emeline, Holmes’s stenographer, to stay away from Holmes. However, she refused to follow his warning. I found this short passage to be interesting because of how
She is telling lies about me! She is a cold, sniveling woman, and you bend to her!” Abigail said about Elizabeth to John because, in the past, Abigail used to work for the Proctor’s, until Elizabeth dismissed her from their service because she walked in on John and Abigail committing adultery. After Abigail went back to living with her uncle, John realized that he made a terrible mistake and wanted nothing to do with Abigail, but she wouldn’t take no for an answer. When John had finally told her how he truly felt, this was the starting point of Abigail 's selfish ways. She didn’t care about anyone else in the town or how they would be affected if they were accused of witchcraft, she only cared about her feelings and how she was going to get John all to
For example, the affair between Abigail Williams and John Proctor. Abigail used to serve under the Proctor household as a servant, but ever since the affair, Abigail has long lusted for John Proctor. She is jealous of Elizabeth Proctor for having John Proctor as a husband, and therefore hates her, especially after Elizabeth had found out about the adultery and kicked Abigail out of the house. Later during the crisis, Abigail meets with John Proctor and she talks about their affair. John Proctor constantly refuses to accept their past affair, and Abigail becomes heartbroken.
This gave her the full right to feel frustrated about herself and her child's future. She was amazingly resentful and felt bamboozled by a spouse, who at their wedding, had guaranteed to be close by at unsurpassed. This was the guarantee, she said he had broken while alluding to her children's "trickster" question. What is imperative to note down however, is that even though she said things like he was a swindler, who had broken his guarantee and had lied and was bad a father or a spouse, she said it out of outrage. Nonetheless, when the Macbeth sent the murderers to slaughter her and her child, she instantly stood up to the resistance of her husband.
Was this a result of her parents coming from an impoverished background or maybe her mother was also abused and instead of preventing her own child from experiencing the same traumatic event decides to turn a blind eye and instead be oblivious of the abuse occurring in her own home. Her mother picks the man over her own child’s well being and uses it as an excuse. Was her ignorance and lack of education the cause of her actions. Her mother was content with living off welfare and took out all her hatred towards the world on Precious. Precious was forced to eat, clean, and take beatings.
This author believes that men in the Elizabethan era viewed women as untrustworthy and unfaithful by nature due to the frequent joking of cheating and cuckolding. Considering that the men believe Don Johns initial accusations against Hero, before they even ‘see’ her in the window, they vowed to shame her when it was proven. None of the men try to defend Hero before that night, because it would make perfect sense for a woman to be unfaithful in their
Maria is a girl who was born with a harelip and was considered as having “all the bad luck that God had to give” the day she was born (Clement 38). Maria only saw her self-concept as being ugly, disfigured, unlovable, cursed, and good for nothing. No one, not even Maria feared that she would ever be stolen into sex trafficking since she was not beautiful. Although Maria has close friends who accepted her, she was considered ugly by everyone in Guerro. Her own father even left her and her family after she was born as a result of her harelip.
The occurrences of a threat towards Hester to lose custody of her child and her punishment for adultery were directly brought upon by Chillingworth. Hester did not love Chillingworth anymore and she could not love him ever . Her thought process on Chillingworth is why she committed adultery. Losing custody of Pearl was due to the punishment inflicted on her because of her disloyalty to
Her lies caused a negative chain of events in the form of the hangings. Judge Danforth is also responsible as he is the legislator and has the power to decide the verdict. Abigail Williams is Reverend Parris’s niece. She is also the former nanny for John and Elizabeth Proctor. She was fired due to having an affair with John, who doesn’t care for her especially after he witnesses her lie.
He skewed Georgiana’s views by making it seem that if she wasn’t perfect then he could not love her. Throughout the process Georgiana was scared of her husband’s actions but she was made to believe that what he was doing was normal so she went along with it. Aylmer was an evil human being who did not really care about his wife. He only cared about whether she was the perfect women and that led him into committing the murder of his so called “beloved