Abigail Williams “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller is a fantastic play with eloquent undertones underpinning all of the main themes and ideas. All of the subject matter when submitted to scrutiny displays a vast level of thought on Miller’s part, especially in regards to the individual characters. But the one with the most forbearance on modern society and the most substance to it is Abigail Williams and how she methodically forces the other characters to fend for themselves in ways that are less than moral. Abigail Williams knows how to get exactly what she wants. When Betty says “You did, you did!
I actually would not be an easily forgiven person, it takes me time to actually get over things that disappoint me. To see how Elizabeth is really making an effort to save their marriage tells how good of a person she is. With this in mind, she lied for her husband in court, “My husband-- is a goodly man, sir. ”(pg.223). Not wanting to speak about her husband cheating on her was a big decision because she did not want his name to be
In the beginning she was an innocent girl that turns into revengeful girl who will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Through Abigail’s characterization as manipulative, dishonest, and vindictive, Miller shows how one girl can create so much fear in one town. Abigail knows how to get what she wants, when she wants it. She is a magnificent manipulator.
Abigail Williams’ Influence Is it okay for a person to lie and hurt other people just to keep him or herself safe? In Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, Abigail Williams lies, a lot, to keep herself safe. Throughout the story, many people are accused of witchcraft. When a person is accused of witchcraft, it is very easy for them to get out of the accusation if they lie. The lies that are told shifts the belief of who knows witchcraft,(comma?)
Abigail Williams accused lots of people in Salem, even people with a good reputation and good souls; she wanted to save herself so she did wrong things. In act III, she pretend that she was possessed by Mary Warren, repeating everything Mary said. How we can see, she was not a sane woman; after being the good niece from Reverend Parris to being a horrible and pitiless woman. She started the rumors of witchcraft in the whole Salem just to stay with John, doing impossible things to keep herself saved and to keep John. Also, Abigail was one rebel, she confronted God with all her acts; people in Salem fear of doing certain things like that.
Humans by chance are dramatically different in personalities, and the actions people go through to overcome life. In the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Abigail Miller is described as a young girl who manipulates and lies her way out of consequences. In comparison, Rebecca Nurse is admired and trusted, in the judgment strict Puritan town of Salem. Abigail Williams and Rebecca Nurse’s differential traits display how honesty and following the rules will lead to good standing in a society.
In “A Good Man is Hard to Find” the author uses the grandmother a lot for the sole purpose of bringing sin and redemption out. Throughout the story, the grandmother repeatedly criticized both her son and daughter-in-law, she always seemed to be lying and messing with other people's feelings. The Grandmother considers herself morally superior to others because she is a “lady,” therefore she freely and frequently judges others.
She didn’t care about what she was doing and the consequences that come with it. She won 't realize ‘till later the grand mistake she 's made. Norma is so greedy that she can 't see past the reward that she’s been offered, and it’s clouding her thinking and actions as shown when she pushes the button. Matheson also shows Norma as
Abigail knew that soon her "sinful" behavior would come out. It was easy to blame Tituba, since not only was she a slave, but the mysteries of her culture would come to make it seem easy and that she was to blame. Abby cracks, screeching out, "Tituba! Tituba made me do it!" Abby was afraid of getting in trouble for the dancing and spell-casting, so she blames Tituba for doing it.
In the crucible the witch trials are like a game. To play the game you have to be deceptive so you can win the game and get what you want in the end. Most everyone that got accused played the game very well. There are a few people that stick out while playing the game. First is Abigail cares too much about her social studies in the crucible.
Being able to cook up a character let me add my own ingredients and incorporate my feelings toward the character from the novel. From The Crucible there are a lot of characters that have different traits one could write about because all of them have their own personality and identity. The first character that comes into my mind was Abigail Williams, at first look she is a beautiful orphan taken in by her uncle but once you read more you find out that she does not care about how others are being treated. I am making a lemon tart to show how I feel Abigail Williams would be as a food and adding my own ingredients.
In the late sixteen hundreds, the mania of the Salem witch trials affected various families and individuals. In order for such terrible events to take place, an array of people catalyzed the trials. In Arthur Miller’s theatrical work The Crucible, Miller creates a specific group of young girls who accuses countless amount of men and women of witchcraft. Abigail, the leader of the girls, testifies in many of the executions taken place by lying about the people’s collaboration with the devil. As one of the antagonists of the story, she intends to kill Elizabeth, the wife of her paramour, John Proctor.
During the Salem Witch Trials in 1690, were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people being accused of witchcraft in Massachusetts. The Crucible, was an interesting book written at this time by Arthur Miller. In The Crucible, there are a couple themes that can be supported in the book. Many may believe that the theme is that Intolerance demanded that religion is to be strictly obeyed because the judges were strict and enforced that religion. On the other hand, the most important theme in the book is that revenge points you into a direction that makes you do and claim things you shouldn't do that would make you regret it later on, you see this going on with Elizabeth and Abigail.