Why Is John Proctor Wrongful In The Crucible

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John Proctor was an adulterer. He cheated on his wife with another woman named, Abagail Williams. John Proctor did not love Abagail, but she was in love with him. Abagail would do anything to make John Proctor hers. She was so crazy about John that she accused Elizabeth Proctor of witch craft. John’s life at home was cold, his wife had figured out about the affair. I realized John Proctor still loved his wife when he turned down Abagail after she flung herself at him again. He made it very clear to Abagail that he didn’t want to have an affair with her anymore. John Proctor noticed how big of a mistake he had made by cheating on his wife. Abagail Williams was crazy about John and that was soon going to get him and his wife killed. John Proctor knew the…show more content…
After saying these things he admits to having an affair with Abagail Williams. He was wishing this would show that Abagail was just jealous and wanted to get rid of his wife to have him for herself. Now John Proctor was going to be put to death for being an adulterer and his wife fore practicing witch craft. John proctor had to confess to being an adulterer on paper and it was to be hung on the church doors in the middle of Salem. He didn’t like the way they were going to give him a bad name if he confessed. John Proctors reaction to what was going to happen was, “Because it’s my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I’m not worth the dust on my feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name! I have given you my soul, leave my name alone!” Before this dramatic speech John Proctor was forgiven for all he did to his wife. When John Proctor wouldn’t confess, he knew what was going to happen. This sealed their fate John proctor was set to hang an Elizabeth Proctor would hang after she had her
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