Describe The Relationship Between Elizabeth And John Proctor
They each wanted different things, John wanted to pretend it never happened and Abigail wanted to continue their relationship. During their conversation John told Abigail things were over between them, but he made a mistake by telling her he still thinks of her sometimes giving the young lady hope, “Proctor: Abby, I may think of you softly from time to time. But I will cut off my hand before I’ll ever reach for you again. Wipe it out of mind. We never touched, Abby.
Abigail: Aye, but we did”. The tiny glimpse of hope John gave Abigail encouraged her to continue the plan of eliminating Elizabeth. John should have never told Abigail he still thinks about her, it was unfair because he has no desire to leave his wife for Abigail. Abigail threatens the girls saying if they do not stick to her story she will kill them in their sleep. Scared, the girls agree to continue the lie of witches being in Salem. If John had made it completely clear it was over and that he does not ever think of Abigail she would not be as motivated to get rid of Elizabeth by framing her of being a