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    are believed because of their reputation. For instance, young Abigail Williams is trusted time and time again, even though she is actually wrongly convicting nearly 20 innocent people, because of her role in society.…

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    I would compare my self to Abigail Williams because when we where both smaller we would get in trouble a lot. We both had different childhoods but I would like to get into lots of trouble but there are consequences for my actions, most of the time I would get get sent to my room, but Abigail wouldn't get in trouble nor she would get caught. She would only get caught if she would tell a lie or someone would catch her. Abigail would send John Proctors girlfriend to trial because she blamed her…

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    Crucible by Arthur Miller, the character Abigail Williams plays a very strong role in the witch trials. Her motive for everything is to gain the love of John Proctor but she only ends up hurting him and many people around her while accusing various townspeople of witchcraft. Throughout The Crucible, Abigail gains power through deception and manipulation of the citizens of salem and court, becoming the most influential voice in The Salem Witch Trials. Abigail manipulates the townspeople and…

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    In the play the The Crucibles, Abigail Williams is one of the main characters in the play who does deserve the blame for her faults and mischievous actions. She is the antagonist of the story by manipulating the people around her and in the end hurts her self physically and mentally. Abigail is seventeen years old and lives with her uncle Reverend Parris and cousin Betty Parris, the other main characters in the play. To be brief, there has been activity of witchcraft in the town of Salem…

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    Miller, a seventeen-year-old girl named Abigail Williams leads a group of girls to wrongfully accuse innocent people and have them killed just because they disliked them. These trials were later known as the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Abigail Williams was deceitful and dishonest with her false accusations. She accuses Elizabeth Proctor out of lust and greed to take her place as partner of John Proctor. She created chaos in the town of Salem. Abigail Williams took joy from the witch trials,…

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    Many people can link Abigail Williams and McCarthy to each other by observing their behavioral traits and motives. Abigail Williams and McCarthy are excessively manipulative, deceitful, and prone to lying. In The Crucible, Williams expertly lies about almost everything she says and is efficient at keeping her many secrets (and persuading others to do so as…

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    though she is only a young girl. Abigail Williams caused death through Salem by accusing people of witch craft; by having fits in public to try and get with John. First Paragraph: Abigail Williams. Abigail is the least complex out of all of the characters. She is more of the villain in the play even more than Parris and Danforth. She tells alot of lies and trys to take control of the town with the witch trials. Her motivation is to get back at Elizabeth proctor. Abigail is an orphan and an…

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    accused by Goody Putnam, Abigail William’s selfish and mindless actions released the devil’s curtain onto the stage of Salem. With jealously and hate in her heart, Abigail created a setting to impose her motivation as well as allowing others to do the same. Based on my evaluation, Abigail Williams must be convicted guilty for lying under the oath of court, manipulation of the people's’ hearts, and the eventual killing of twenty innocent people in Salem. Under god’s eyes, Abigail gave in to her…

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    In Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible Abigail Williams is a deceitful character who takes advantage of many people throughout the play. In the first scene of the play Abigail allegedly lies to her uncle about her actors in the woods. She swears to him that all they did was have fun, “There is nothin’ more. I swear it, uncle” (Miller 464). Abigail's uncle believes her lies and soon the the town begins to believe her foolish lies because no one believes someone would lie about witchcraft. She fools…

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    Arthur Miller, Abigail Williams is a character that express the worldly things and honest women, Later she became the liar and wicked women that no one can trust her. Abigail William is an honest women and nice in the beginning of the play. She admitting her unusual behavior in forest. Abigail conversation with John Proctor showing that she is a worldly mind women that the other women in the Salem “Abigail. Uncle, we did dance let you tell them I confessed it.”(Miller 142). “Abigail. Give me a…

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