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John Procter
Didn't believe in all the hype of witches, later hanged for being accused of a witch.
Abigale Williams
Had control over the girls, accused people of being witches.
Elizabeth Proctor
John Proctor's wife, lied to save her husband, but her plan backfired.
Reverend John Hale
Came to Salem to solve the case of witches. Toward the end of the story began to see that it was all just a hoax.
Revered Parris
The minister of Salem’s church. Reverend Parris is a paranoid, power-hungry, yet oddly self-pitying figure. Many of the townsfolk, especially John Proctor, dislike him, and Parris is very concerned with building his position in the community.
John Procter
Didn't believe in all the hype of witches, later hanged for being accused of a witch.

Admitted to witchcraft but later recanted because he didn't want it to become public
Abigale Williams
Had control over the girls, accused people of being witches.
Elizabeth Proctor
John Proctor's wife, lied to save her husband, but her plan backfired.
Reverend John Hale
Came to Salem to solve the case of witches. Toward the end of the story began to see that it was all just a hoax.
Revered Parris
The minister of Salem’s church. Reverend Parris is a paranoid, power-hungry, yet oddly self-pitying figure. Many of the townsfolk, especially John Proctor, dislike him, and Parris is very concerned with building his position in the community.
Rebbecca Nurse
Francis Nurse’s wife. Rebecca is a wise, sensible, and upright woman, held in tremendous regard by most of the Salem community. However, she falls victim to the hysteria when the Putnams accuse her of witchcraft and she refuses to confess.
Francis Nurse
A wealthy, influential man in Salem. Nurse is well respected by most people in Salem, but is an enemy of Thomas Putnam and his wife.
Judge Danforth
The Deputy Governor of Massachusetts and the presiding judge at the witch trials. Honest and scrupu-lous, at least in his own mind, Danforth is convinced that he is doing right in rooting out witchcraft.
Giles Corey
An elderly but feisty farmer in Salem, famous for his tendency to file lawsuits. Giles’s wife, Martha, is accused of witchcraft, and he himself is eventually held in con-tempt of court and pressed to death with large stones.
Thomas Putnum
A wealthy, influential citizen of Salem, Putnam holds a grudge against Francis Nurse for preventing Putnam’s brother-in-law from being elected to the office of minister. He uses the witch trials to increase his own wealth by accusing people of witchcraft and then buying up their land
Mary Warren
The servant in John Proctor’s household and a member of Abigail’s group of girls. She is a timid girl, easily influenced by those around her.
Judge Hawthorne
judge who presides, along with Danforth, over the witch trials.