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  • Abigail's Revenge
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    In Arthur Miller's play The Crucible the main character Abigail Williams is to blame for the 1692 witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. Abigail draws the interest of the reader as she is a wicked, confident girl who lies to get what she wants. Abigail is an orphan, and after she was exposed as an adulteress, she was expelled form the house by Goody Proctor; therefor, she has little standing in village. John told Abigail that the affair was over and he would never touch her again, but Abigail tri...
  • John's Affair With Abigail
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    "John Proctor's Struggles" In the drama, "The Crucible" the reader witnesses several characters that undergo different struggles. John Proctor goes through three different struggles in the drama. The three struggles that John goes through are; the stopping of his affair with Abigail, does john go to court, and johns decision to live and tell the truth or to die and to tell a lie. The first struggles that the reader sees is John trying to stop his love affair with Abigail. John had a secrete love...
  • Judge Danforth Calls For Abigail
    421 words
    In the play 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller, Miller displays how easily people can be fooled by the innocence of youth. He also exposes the gullibility of common people, even people such as Danforth andHathorne, who play the role of the 'wise' judges. A single girl, Abigail, causes the downfall of the whole society. Abigail scares the younger part of the society into submission. The people who must decide the fate of the rest of the society, see only her innocence and truthfulness. Abigail seeks...
  • Importance Of Abigail In The Play
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    Thursday 3rd December The Crucible Essays Abigail Williams Abigail's importance in the play is that without her the play would not exist. The play starts with the girls of the village dancing naked in the woods with a fire burning. Then the girls are caught and they all run away. Whilst at this meeting Abigail drinks the blood of a chicken. Her reasons for doing this are as follows. Abigail worked in the Proctor household and then she had an affair with John the master of the house then Elizabet...
  • Affair With Abigail
    568 words
    Abigail Williams portrays Miller's affair with the inner voice and guilt. Arthur Miller saw guilt as a habit of mind capable of being over come. It is seen in Abigail who exhausts her conscience to get herself out of trouble by accusing Tit uba, and then to seek revenge on the adults who make her life miserable. Abigail Williams seeks the devotion of John Proctor who was a very proud man, who was considered a leader by many of the town's people. John Proctor's mistake was having an affair with t...
  • Example Of Proctor's True Character
    274 words
    There are several heightened moments during the play that helps to create this dramatic mood at this point in the play. The way that characters interact with each other creates tension because the actions they use towards each other gives hints as to their past history and any hidden secrets, for example John Proctor and Abigail's affair. An example of how characters reactions to each other creates suspense is, "Without warning or hesitation, Proctor leaps for Abigail and, grabbing her by the ha...

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