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  • Lives Of Other Innocent People
    480 words
    It is a play with tremendous feelings with many inside twists hidden in the archives of the true story. It is a play with emotional feelings, feelings of anger, hate, evil, manipulation, good, and pureness. It is the The Crucible. In the play, Arthur Miller develops the idea that powerfully held beliefs direct peoples behaviour, Abigail Williams who accuses others to escape from punishment, Mary Warren who chooses to lie to keep herself out of trouble, and John Proctor who chooses to sacrifice h...
  • Abigail's Accusation Of Witchcraft
    1,285 words
    The crucible is a tale about power and the mechanisms is by which power is sustained, challenged and / or lost. Many characters in this story have their own personal struggle with power, these characters spend their entire time trying to gain the power that they believe they need to overcome their own personal goals in life. Some of these characters are Abigail Williams, Jon Proctor, Deputy Dan Forth, Rev. Pairs, and Rev. Hail. They are constantly trying to get their voices heard and their views...
  • People Like Abigail Williams
    723 words
    10/5/01 In writing short stories, novels, or plays, there are certain standards the writer comes to meet. He will choose a basic story element to go by; either man versus nature, man versus man, or man versus himself. Then, a setting that is appropriate to the writer is chosen, a place where the writer envisions the story happening. Inevitably the characters are introduced one by one, and the writer tries to convey their personality and instill a mental image for the reader. There have always be...
  • Abigail's Brief Affair With John Proctor
    472 words
    Authur Miller's play, The Crucible, is about the persecution of persons falsely accused of being witches in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. Many people die in the village after a series of lies and unjust practices. Abigail Williams, after having had an affair with a married man, begins this cycle of lies and accusations in an attempt to get her lover back. Her character includes both superiority and resentment throughout the play. Miller shows Abigail's superiority as complex from the beginning....
  • Abigail Williams And Elizabeth Proctor
    561 words
    The Crucible is play that helps to show human nature through a series of events linked through the Salem witch trials. In this play, a group of young teenagers would undermine the religious government and make a mockery of the Salem judicial system. Miller also shows human nature through the development of characters. Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor are foils of each other and have many differences; they would also develop many similar traits. One of the main links between the two women i...
  • Abigail For Her Evil Schemes
    1,095 words
    The Evil Forces That Be: Ms. Abigail Williams Arthur Miller's thrilling play The Crucible is a shocking tale of the Salem witchcraft trials and the evilness displayed by the main character and accuser, seventeen year old Abigail Williams. This play, often noted to be the most superior drama of all time, weaves a confusing web of characters. Out of all of these characters, Abigail Williams stands out among the rest as a crucial part to this madness. The absurd concoction of a story that Abigail m...
  • Character Of Abigail Williams In The Crucible Act 1
    664 words
    Within the Crucible, there lies a complex story involving the accounts and happenings surrounding the 1692 Salem witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. Act 1 of the Crucible sets up the unfolding of events which lead to witch accusations and increasing superstition among the puritan community. The Crucible reveals the intriguing and malicious character of Abigail Williams to be a manipulative and unabashed liar, who possesses the remarkable quality of self preservation even among what seem to be ...

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