How Did Abigail Lie In The Crucible

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There was once very dark forces in the town and village of Salem. For example people were lying, falsely accusing each other, being greedy, and even threatening people's lives. These things all started because some girls didn’t want to get into trouble for dancing in the woods. Instead of the girls fessing up for what they did they started accusing people in the town (that they didn’t like or they wanted to get revenge on) of witchcraft. When someone accused another person of witchcraft that person would either confess and give the names of who they saw with the devil and get spared their life or they don’t confess and they get hung, pressed to death, or tortured. A lot of people that were involved in the Salem trials lied to spare their lives. Meaning when they lied and they accused other people those people had to make a choice to either lie about seeing people with the devil or die themselves. The first one (the one who started the accusations) to accuse someone of witchcraft was Abigail. Abigail blamed Tituba of bewitching her and her friends and made them dance and drink blood. When people chose to accuse people the people they would accuse were almost always people they …show more content…
Abigail eventually pulled Mary to “the dark side”. Abigail tried to make it seem like Mary was manifesting into different shapes and attacking her and the other girls. Mary tried to stick with the truth by saying the other girls were all just pretending and nothing like witchcraft or seeing the devil ever happened. Abigail and the other girls eventually blamed Mary which made Mary “confess” saying that John Proctor was the one that came into her room each night trying to make her sign the devil’s book. After that John was then put in jail with just one more chance to save his life by confessing. John stood up and said he would confess but he would not sign any papers. John did not live to see his wife or unborn child because of

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