Elizabeth Proctor Essays

  • Elizabeth Proctor Sacrifice

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    John. Since she is motivated by her lust for John Proctor, her decision to accuse Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft creates high tensions, restlessness and death by the end of the play. Abigail WIlliams is pushed by her by her love for John. “You loved me, John Proctor, and whatever sin it is, you love me yet! John, pity me, pity me!”(24). At the beginning of the play the reader finds out that the reason Abigail lost her job working for the Proctors was because she slept with John. she believes that

  • Elizabeth Proctor In The Crucible

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    I, Elizabeth Proctor can lie no more, a devil more devious than Lucifer himself hides her fangs behind a veil of lies. It is none other than Abigail, the shrewd “whore”. As of the moment she stepped foot in my house as a mere servant, I saw the wall of marriage come crashing down. I dare say, the court should be ashamed as I stand before thee, accused of witchcraft and dealing with the devil. Me, Elizabeth Proctor! Today the court has conjured with the devil itself by believing Abigail's accusation

  • John And Elizabeth Proctor In The Crucible

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    Salem Witch trails. John and Elizabeth Proctor suffer the most out of the characters and play an important role in the plot of the story. John Proctor had an affair with Abigail which led her to hate Elizabeth. Elizabeth, being John's wife, was targeted by Abigail throughout the play. Unfortunately, Abigail's lies and hated was the cause of John's death and Elizabeth imprisonment. Both John and Elizabeth show characteristics of being faithful and protective. Elizabeth is a strong, brave, Christian

  • Character Of Elizabeth Proctor In The Crucible

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    the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692-93. The main antagonist Abigail is trying to be with John Proctor after having an affair with him but Elizabeth isn't having it. Abigail is trying to convict Elizabeth of witchcraft, so she can be killed and have John Proctor all to herself. Elizabeth Proctor is one of the protagonist of the play. She is a loving and honest women. She knows that John Proctor had an affair but she is trying to keep her marriage together and keep Abigail from ruining it.

  • The Crucible Elizabeth And Proctors Relationship

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    plenty of relationships affected in the play as people change perspectives and attitudes towards each other. In this story, Proctor and Elizabeth's relationship changes from a dreadful state to a peaceful solution. Elizabeth and Proctors relationship is kind of dreadful in the beginning of the story, as Elizabeth is disappointed in Proctor. In in play the narrator and Elizabeth explain, “she doesn’t want friction, and yet she must:

  • Elizabeth Proctor Forgiveness Analysis

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    Between Elizabeth and John Forgiveness. A word like forgiveness can solve any problem and give people a second chance. In the play The Crucible, farmer’s wife Elizabeth Proctor, is torn whether to forgive her husband, John Proctor or not. Set back in Salem, Massachusetts during the Puritan times, the play begins with teens girls conjuring spirits and dancing in the woods. When Reverend Parris watched this madness, a whirl of lies and unnecessary blame surrounds the girls. Elizabeth Proctor gets caught

  • Ethical Issues In Elizabeth Proctor

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    Elizabeth Proctor is an ethical woman with a substantial amount of moral values that she attempts to uphold. Elizabeth devotes her life to being honest and truthful along with her Puritan faith. Elizabeth lies for the sake of her husband due to the fact she does not want her husband to be known as an adulterer. However, Elizabeth also believes that Abigail is attempting to develop inconveniences within her marriage with John Proctor and even within the court case. First, she arrives in the courtroom

  • Who Is Elizabeth Proctor In The Crucible

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    Massachusetts starting in 1692. Elizabeth and John Proctor lived on a farm with their three sons. John Proctor had an affair with Abigail Williams that affected a lot of the events that happened during the story. Abigail had become obsessed with John Proctor and even tried to get rid of Elizabeth just to be with him. Elizabeth was a timid but untrusting women while John was violent and stubborn man. Elizabeth Proctor was the wife of John Proctor and the mother of three boys. Elizabeth was in her twenties or

  • Elizabeth Proctor Guilty Analysis

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    In Act IV of The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor was accused and found guilty. In many cases its very difficult to tell if people are innocent or not. Even though the accused swear under oath, doesn’t mean that they will keep that promise. In some cases an innocent person is said to be guilty and are punished for a crime that they did not commit. In a different perspective some may see Elizabeth as guilty. It was found that during the court hearing she lied under oath about her husband and Abigail having

  • Elizabeth Proctor The Crucible Analysis

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    To convict Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft would be like giving up our independance to the British simply because they said so, it wouldn’t quite make sense would it? Convicting Mrs. Proctor, with only accusations to go by, doesn’t make sense either. A real human being cannot possibly be willing to convict her when there is glaring evidence that supports her innocence. The accusation made by Abigail Williams that it was “Elizabeth’s familiar spirit” is just that, an accusation, it has no truth behind

  • The Role Of Elizabeth Proctor In The Crucible

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    woman and someone other than her husband,” which happens to be what Elizabeth Proctor drove her husband to do. In The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, Elizabeth Proctor continues to show her deficiency as a good wife throughout the play. Elizabeth is to blame for the tragic outcome of the play because she was a cold wife, she led her husband to commit adultery, and Abigail Williams feared her. Throughout the play, Elizabeth Proctor is known for being a cold and an improper wife. On countless occasions

  • Evolution Of Elizabeth Proctor Essay

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    Evolution of Elizabeth Proctor Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible is a compelling look at the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Elizabeth Proctor began as doubtful of her husband, John Proctor, but ends up having faith in him in the end. She still believed her husband was still in love with Abigail but Proctor soon proved his love for Elizabeth throughout the play. Elizabeth evolves from a woman who doubts her husband, but then evolves into a woman who risks her life to save her husband. Elizabeth continues

  • Elizabeth Proctor In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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    The character I chose to defend is Elizabeth Proctor. Over the course of the play Elizabeth changed because when she heard that she was accused of being a witch she was calm but shocked. Her and Proctor had just had a fight over him being alone with Abigail, and her trust that was slowly building back up again with him quickly vanished. I believe that after she saw Proctor freak out about her being accused then being arrested she truly saw that no matter what wrongs he did in his past, he truly loved

  • Who Is Elizabeth Proctor Suspenseful In The Crucible

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    now. God forbid I take it from him!" In Arthur Miller's suspenseful play The Crucible, Elizabeth Proctor is one of the most audacious women in the story. She showcases what the theme is really about in the story. She deliberately sacrificed her and her unborn child's life. Also, she surrendered to the court and lied to the judges. Lastly, she forfeited her rights as a wife. First and foremost, Elizabeth Proctor independently immolated life for herself and for her unborn child. She was expecting

  • How Is Elizabeth Proctor Justified In The Crucible

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    Defense of Elizabeth Proctor In the play, The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, Abigail Williams charged Elizabeth Proctor with witchcraft. The evidence presented to the court against Elizabeth Proctor is inadequate and not justified. Elizabeth is a proper and honest woman. Elizabeth is definitely innocent of any allegation of dealing with the Devil. Elizabeth Proctor lacks any qualities that signify she is a witch. When Reverend John Hale questioned the Christian character of the Proctor’s

  • Abigail And Elizabeth Proctor Relationship Analysis

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    Arthur Miller, the relationship between Abigail Williams, Elizabeth Proctor, and John Proctor in act one seems to be a rising conflict throughout the book. Ever since Abigail’s affair with John Proctor, she has been out to get Elizabeth for it. In act one Abigail tells John that “I never knew what pretense salem was, I never knew the lying lessons I was taught by all these Christian women and their covenanted men...you loved me John Proctor” (Miller 24). Abigail is clearly confessing her love to John

  • Elizabeth Proctor Character Analysis Essay

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    Character Analysis of Elizabeth Proctor In the play, The Crucible, Elizabeth Proctor is the wife of John, who committed adultery with a 17 year old girl, Abigail Williams. Elizabeth is a dynamic character in the play, who changes her view on her husband’s wrongdoing when instead of blaming it all on him she takes some of the blame and says the some of her insecurities stopped her from believing in his love. Although she’s cold, Goody Proctor is a good wife to John, staying loyal through his trial

  • Similarities Between John And Elizabeth Proctor In The Crucible

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    important roles in this story were John Proctor and Elizabeth Proctor. These two characters were a married couple who lived on the outskirts of Salem, Massachusetts. John Proctor displayed himself as an honest hard working man, who had only one secret. This secret was his affair with Abigail Williams. Abigail Williams was trying to get rid of Elizabeth, because she wanted to take over her spot as John Proctors wife. Due to Abigail's jealousy and revenge for Elizabeth she mentions Elizabeth's name during

  • Elizabeth Proctor Loss Of Innocence In The Crucible

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    backfire later. The culpable Elizabeth Proctor, with her being bitter, pusillanimous, and insecure, is responsible for the hysteria in The Crucible. Elizabeth Proctor was a bitter wife towards her unfaithful husband, John Proctor. Trust was lost towards John after he cheated on Elizabeth with their prior worker Abigail Williams. Vigilance was among Elizabeth and she condemned John often. John is irritated with the lack of trust that they have together so he stated to Elizabeth, “Spare me! You forget nothin’

  • Compare And Contrast Elizabeth Proctor And Abigail Williams

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    Miller, the characters of Elizabeth Proctor, and Abigail Williams can be compared and contrasted through love, witchcraft, and Family. First of all, love in The Crucible, between Abigail Williams, and Elizabeth Proctor was interesting because John Proctor was married to Elizabeth Proctor. Abigail Williams and John Proctor discuss of the affair they had. “ John- I am waiting for you every night.”pg 176 John Proctor refuses the affair with Abigail Williams. Elizabeth Proctor find out about this and