Who Is Abigail Williams Guilty In The Crucible

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Abigail Williams, Deputy Governor Danforth , and Thomas Putnam are responsible for the people, who were wrongly convicted and hanged. These three characters were either looking for vengeance, looking for land, or too dimwitted to realize they were being conned. Hatred was walking in salem and people took their chances accusing their witnesses of being witches to get what they wanted. Abigail Williams was a teenage girl, who reeked vengeance on Elizabeth Proctor. Elizabeth found out about and affair that Abigail and John Proctor had committed, Elizabeth ended up kicking Abigail out of her position of the Proctor's house keeper. Abigail was determined that John Proctor was going to be hers, even if she had to get a little blood on her hands. Abigail would later accuse many women of being witches that had cast their souls onto her and her friends. On page 162, lines 1050-1057, it states, “I want to open myself! I want the light of God, I want the sweet love …show more content…

On lines 1150-1159, it states, “ Parris: Hear it, hear it!, Proctor: A fire, a fire is burning! I hear the boot of Lucifer, I see his filthy face! And it is my face, and yours, Danforth! For them to quail to bring men out of ignorance, as I have quailed, and as yo quail now when you know in all your black hearts that this be fraud-God damns our kind especially, and we will burn, we will burn together! Danforth: Marshall! Take him and take Corey with him to the jail!”. Danforth threw John proctor in jail because Danforth believed Mary’s whole falsified story about how John was basically conjuring her into saying the things against Abby and doing the Devil’s work. Danforth had such a weak minded man who basically believed everything and had the power to put someone to death at his will. He killed innocent people because a little girl had somehow convinced him that “witches” were basically possessing the

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