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Why Did Tituba Confess

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In Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, Tituba confessing herself to witchcraft gives her the ability to accuse other women in the community of witchcraft. The day that Hale comes to Parris’s home, Tituba confesses to witchcraft after some time of questioning. Tituba confessed to Hale, “I tell him (The devil) I don’t desire to work for him, sir” (pg.44.) Tituba pleads to Hale that she is not guilty of witchcraft however, soon after she pleads and pleads, there’s a change in her story and she starts to confess what she saw and heard. Tituba cry’s out to Hale, “I saw Sarah good with the Devil! I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!” (Pg.48) I presume that Tituba confessed herself to being involved with witchcraft
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