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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 reasons why Abigail Williams is solely to blame in The Crucible. The first piece of evidence that Abigail is guilty of the outcome of The Crucible is that she seduced John Proctor. This was also his fault because he knew what he was doing,…

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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,…

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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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    “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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    Abigail Williams Fangirls

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    Majority of teenage girls in the 21st century will claim to anyone who will listen that they are someone’s biggest fan, a total fangirl. Usually, this group or person becomes their main obsession, and everything they do revolves around them. Fangirls truly believe that they are that person’s soulmate, even though that person may not know it. Fangirls have actually been around for all of history, including back in the Puritan times of 1692. One of the biggest fangirls of all time, was…

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    Abigail Williams Blame

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    Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, Abigail Williams is most to blame in the Salem witch trials. She was an orphan that lived in Salem, Massachusetts with her uncle, reverend Pairrs, and her cousin, Betty Parris. She was seventeen years old and the leader of the group of girls in Salem. Miller demonstrated that it was Abigail William’s flaws - Dishonestly, Lust, and vengefulness – that led her to be most responsible for the tragedy of the witch-hunt in Salem. Abigail shows dishonesty almost…

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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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    Abigail Williams, the manipulative niece of Parris, has the deeper wish to murder Goody Proctor, and take her place as John’s wife; this motive provokes her to drink blood and cast charms, to express evil’s existence in the courtroom, and to frame Elizabeth with a poppet--all of these causing conflict and excitement to rise in Salem. After having an affair with John, Abigail is dismissed from her job as a servant in the Proctor’s household; being away from her lover for so long makes Abby…

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