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    I am writing to you to tell you of the many faults in the testimony of Abigail Williams. She is nothing but a liar, a cheater, and a vengeful whore who has managed to accuse my wife, Elizabeth Proctor, and others who stand in her path of hatred. Aye, there is a perfectly reasonable explanation about why Ms. Williams has orchestrated the witch trials and driven the village insane. You should place no faith in her testimony, as her only motives are to manipulate and destroy the village in the…

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    Abigail Williams Jealousy

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    Arthur Miller each of the main characters played a role in causing the events that occurred. Abigail Williams and John Proctors affair was probably one of the biggest reasons for the events that occurred in Salem during the year 1692. In The Crucible it was Abigail Williams’s flaws – Dishonesty, Jealousy, and Lust – that led her to be most responsible for the tragedy of the witch-hunt in Salem. Abigail showed dishonesty by saying that Elizabeth Proctor always kept poppets when Elizabeth didn’t…

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    Throughout the play Abigail Williams, who is portrayed by Winona Ryder is one of the main characters related to fear. Abigail is first introduced to fear at the start of the play. “… Let all of…

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    am ready to reflect to this day without crying. My husband and I hired a maid named Abigail Williams, she was sixteen years old. She was a nice innocent girl until one day she turned into a rude girl who has no manures. She would always join us on Sundays to go to church. During mass John stepped outside, he was gone for a long time so I went to look for him. I stepped outside of the church and saw him with Abigail giggling, I was upset. I asked him why he had stepped outside and he told me it…

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    of the blame for the witch trials, but the one who carries the most weight is Abigail Williams. Abigail, a young, “strikingly beautiful” 17 year old girl, analyzes the situation quickly and composes many diverse approaches to accuse others of compacting with the devil. She tries to curse Elizabeth Proctor in the beginning of the play because Elizabeth’s husband, John, does not accept her feelings. Although Abigail created all the accusations, she still threatened the girls to cooperate with…

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    Abigail Williams Trial

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    of witchcraft, a crime in which the only witness is the victim, as the suspected witch is not expected to incriminate herself? There is no way to scientifically prove that witchcraft exists in Salem, and Miss Williams knew that as she declared Mrs. Proctor to be a witch. What Miss Williams had not anticipated was that John would confess the sin of his lechery with her, in a desperate attempt to save his wife from the rope. In doing so, he knowingly sentenced himself to the rope and was accused…

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    Abigail is a very good example. She and Proctor had an affair and was now very jealous of Elizabeth, Proctor’s wife. Elizabeth was accused of being a witch by Abigail because Abigail wanted to have Proctor to herself. As mentioned before, witchcraft represented sinning in The Crucible. Lying is a sin and Abigail lied when she made the accusation about Elizabeth. The only reason Abigail lied was so that she could possibly have Proctor. That was her motive. It was obvious that Abigail still…

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    In life, there is that tendency to ruin the good things one has going on in their lives when they become more successful than they already are. People become inundated with the joy and achievement that they begin to act irresponsibly. A great thing such as winning the lottery can bring cheerfulness and satisfaction into one’s life but, on the other hand, this great thing can also become a complete nightmare. In most cases, when one goes from being extremely poor to being exceptionally rich, it…

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    portrays Abigail as a mysterious girl who instituted the trials as a way of releasing her vengeance on Elizabeth Procter, the wife of the man who committed adultery with Abigail. Abigail served as the Procter’s servant until a major altercation between Elizabeth and Abigail over the affair ensued. In Act I, Parris interrogates Abigail with concerns to her involvement with spells, Tituba’s charm, and the supposed witchcraft in which she participated in. After Reverend Parris questions Abigail of…

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    The Crucible and 12 Angry Men are two differing plays that unite in the aspect of the justice system. In both plays, we have the conflict that the accused are seen as guilty before the evidence is thoroughly looked into. A difference that sets the two plays apart is that the young girls accused of being witches are not given as much of a chance as the young boy accused of murder. This is due to the differing time periods in which both plays took place in. These similarities and differences are…

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