The Crucible Abigail Williams Quotes

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Abigail Williams is Parris' niece. She instigates the witch trials by falsely accusing others of

witchcraft. She pretends to see spirits and instructs the other girls to pretend as well. Abigail is a

devious child. Abigail is the exact opposite of Elizabeth. Abigail represents the repressed desires

sexual and material that all of the adults possess. The difference is that Abigail does not suppress

her desires. She finds herself attracted to Proctor while working in the Proctor home,, Abigail's

attraction to Proctor commits a sin, but one that she could repent of and refuse to acknowledge.

Abigail does the opposite. She pursues Proctor and eventually seduces him.Abigail is vengeful,

selfish, manipulative, and a great liar. Abigail seems to be
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It is possible her uncle, Reverend Samuel Parris,

sent her away to prevent her from further participating in the witch trials, just like he sent his

daughter away, but there is no evidence of this.

Elizabeth Williams

Wife of John Proctor. She is a decent and honest woman, who dismissed Abigail because of her

affair with John Proctor.Elizabeth is good. She's moral. She's upright. She's composed. And she's

also colder than Salem, Massachusetts, in early February. Elizabeth's positive qualities are also her

negative ones. She is a decent woman who is steadfast and true but these traits also make her a bit

of insane . When we first meet her, she's especially cold...and thinks she smells something even

tho he husband had an affair with their housekeeper, Abigail Williams:

ELIZABETH: You were alone with her?

PROCTOR, stubbornly: For a moment alone, aye.

ELIZABETH: Why, then, it is not as you told me.

PROCTOR, his anger rising: For a moment, I say. The others come in soon

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