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    In Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, Abigail Williams has the horrible qualities often associated with the term villain. There are multiple instances in the story where Abigail is associating herself with some type of evil. The occurrence that sticks out most to readers is her undertaking in the corruption of Elizabeth Proctor. Another incidence that cannot go unnoticed is the constant development of a plan consisting of lies, manipulation, and deception, to not only kill Elizabeth Proctor, but many other people along the way. Lastly, her endless affection toward John Proctor, a married man, is what ultimately fuels her to do her devilish acts. Throughout the novel, Abigail Williams does not only show concrete proof on why she is the villain,…

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    Blame in The Crucible (A Character Analysis of Abigail Williams in The Crucible) Arthur Miller, the author of The Crucible, once said “Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.” In his play The Crucible, there are many examples of betrayal and mass hysteria in the play and there are many different people who cause each. But, as in each tragedy, there is always one main antagonist. Some would say John Proctor is responsible for all the wrong done in the play. He is to a point, but there are three…

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    Description/Analysis Of Character Abigail Williams 8 When introduced, Abigail Williams is directly described as a stunningly beautiful 17 year old orphan who loves conversation and attention. John Proctor 19 John Proctor, a sturdy mid-30 year old man, is one of the most respected yet also most feared man in town. He radiates a sense of confidence and maturity, and he is able to differentiate morality. Elizabeth Proctor N Elizabeth Proctor,…

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    being the person who is getting taken advantage of. The villain being the person who is taking advantage. Therefore, Abigail Williams is the main character in the The Crucible by Arthur Miller. She lived in Salem, Massachusetts during the Salem Witch Trials. Everywhere she goes, she causes trouble. The trials were about the prosecutions of people who were accused of witchcraft. During the first act in the play, Abigail tells the girls to not say anything about what happened in the woods, Abigail…

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    The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a play about early America during the witch trials. In the Crucible a antagonist, Abigail Williams, had accused and had deadly sins and her dark heart blam people of witch craft, she also wanted to have an affair with a married man. One of the most responsible deadly sin in this play was lust and greed. Both play a key role in the story. Lust is what Abigail had, greed is what a lot of people had in Salem and some had lust and other deadly sins. Lust is an…

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    that some can take inspiration from. While relatability is important to me, if you base a “classic” on relatability many of today`s considered “classics” would not be a literary cannon. For example, The Crucible, once again doesn’t make the “classic” list. Unless you are relating to the aspect of lying with the playwright it isn’t relatable. It’s set in a time where there wasn’t separation of state and church, where religion was the focus and if you didn’t participate in religious aspects you…

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    “identified” witches persay. Innocent people were imprisoned for the accusations of being a witch for strange “coincidences” that happened then they were hung for false crimes. The witchcraft trapped the girls mentally and spiritually causing everyone around them to be trapped physically thanks to Abigail Williams with her followers beside her. “And Then There Were None..” funny isn’t it? How everyone can be so cruel to others then they pay for their sins...not so funny now is it? These…

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    “Giles is dead” (Miller 125). Giles was one of the numerous innocent people that were killed due to Abigail Williams’s witchcraft accusations. It begins during 1692 in Arthur Millers “The Crucible” when Abigail, reverend Parris’s niece and multiple other girls were found by Mr. Parris in the woods practicing witchcraft, after this they started acting strangely. When the law comes down on Abigail, she starts accusing people of practicing witchcraft. This leads to the Salem Witch Trials, which are…

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    Honestly, Abigail Williams from the Crucible by Arthur Miller was no way near being a Puritan women. She was very different from all the other women in that town at the time. I have a few reasons to back that up also. Abigail committed adulatory, she also took place in which craft. Also she never kept her mouth shut and never really listened to any other men in Salem. She also was a very good liar .She was very weird and she will always seem weird. For my first point on why she is…

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    and they would turn against one another within a couple of seconds when they are accused of witchcraft. Fear and revenge rests inside of Abigail Williams’, the ring master of the victimized girls, tainted heart while purity resides within Elizabeth Proctor, a loyal wife to John Proctor. Tension heightens as both women fight for one man’s love.…

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