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    pointing fingers at one another. As a result of the finger pointing, people have been hung for not pleading guilty to a crime they have not committed. The person that is to blame for the hangings in our town of Salem is Abigail Williams, the niece of Parris. Abigail Williams had reason for starting this group that worshiped the devil. It was not Tituba that is at fault or was it she that was the leader of all of our fellow daughters.…

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    characters in The Crucible by Arthur Miller that make the entire plot fall into place like magic. Abigail Williams, the niece of Reverend Parris, started rumors, an army of girls, and made accusations that turned the village of Salem upside-down. Abigail was a 17 year-old orphan whom was described as “strikingly beautiful” but outspoken. Several characters in The Crucible are very dynamic, none like Abigail Williams who changes between each act of the play; she makes sinless hands sinful,…

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    Abigail Williams: The Ultimate “Mean Girl” Abigail Williams serves as the ultimate mean girl; manipulating her friends, telling lies to save herself, and accusing others of death punishable crimes. She does not care what she has to do, she will get her way in the end even if that means others have to die. Abigail serves as the antagonist throughout The Crucible destroying other people 's lives with the only intentions of self happiness. It does not matter who one is, Abigail would throw them…

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    end up dying because of the trails. The Salem Witchcraft Trials empowered previously powerless people such as Abigail Williams, Mary Warren, and Tituba by giving them the ability to determine people’s fate through accusations. The person who benefits the most from the Salem Witchcraft Trials is Abigail Williams because people start to trust her blindly. In the beginning of the play, Abigail barely had any authority in the town. When her uncle, Reverend Parris, asks her what she and the other…

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    Williams is the antagonist, throughout the play despite her several struggles and unfortunate childhood. William’s witnessed her parents death of her Father and Mother get bludgeoned by Native Americans. After Williams witnessed a horrific scene, she became an orphan. At age seventeen, she developed skills to be a servant for a for family. The family lives outside the town on a farm, named the Proctors. Williams is sneaky, smart and vindictive teenager…

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    In “The Crucible” (1952) the author, Arthur Miller, makes it appear as though Abigail Williams, one of the accused, is guilty for starting the Salem Witch trials which started in 1692 and ended around 1693 the witch trials took a total of 20 lives with 19 being hung the other one was pressed to death. If somebody had the option to avoid all punishment without any consequence they would most likely do so. So if anyone were in Abigail’s position being accused of witchcraft and being threatened to…

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    they didn’t find any faults in their beliefs, there was no hero in Salem who spoke for all. One of the characters who somehow kept proving this statement was Abigail. Abigail Williams a young girl, around 12-17 years of age, she is well known as one of the main characters in the Crucible because of her villainous acts. Abigail Williams…

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    adultery and also sinning. In the town of Salem, John Proctor and Abigail Williams both uses the sin Lust. Abigail is in love with John Proctor although it’s Lechery. Abigail does everything she can after the affair to get John back which includes a repetitive lying pattern, even when he accepts it’s over. “John-I am waitin’ for you every night.” (Miller 469) Abigail still remains to have feelings for John. He doesn't want Abigail no matter what she tries…

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    readers may start to think that Abigail Williams is the most despicable character in the crucible. Abigail in my opinion is the most despicable character in the entire play, although she has witnessed her parents’ murder. She was led to believe that John Proctor loved her. When his wife found out she fired Abigail. Eventually Abigail accuses Mrs. Proctor of witchcraft hoping she can be with John. Abigail gets other girls to help her out and fake being possessed. When Abigail realizes that she…

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    Abigail Williams is a major character in Arthur Miller’s play “The Crucible”. She’s a 17 year old woman who lived in the town of Salem, Massachusetts. Abigail is a strong, leader of the other girls and is partially responsible for the trouble that comes. Throughout “The Crucible”, Arthur Miller reveals many things about Abigail. He reveals secrets Abigail possesses. Miller also shows the personality changes Abigail goes through and the type of character she is. In the scene on pages 174 and 175…

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