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    The Calling of John Procter The character of John Proctor changes from selfish to loyal. The crucible happened in Salem village that was being run by a bunch of teenagers accusing people of witchcraft. Where teenage girls determined who died and who lived. John Proctor was a selfish man how later thought of his family before him. John Proctor had an affair with Abigail Williams but chose his wife over her. Abigail is now out to get John back but has to get rid of Elizabeth Johns wife out of…

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    court late last afternoon. John Proctor has admitted to be a lecher, claiming he committed adultery with one of Salem’s little angels, Abigail Williams. What had started out as a conversation of court and the termination of witchcraft ended when Proctor, quite literally, cried whore. Quote Proctor: “Whore! How do you dare call Heaven!” John then revealed to all that he and Abigail had an affair. The alleged affair was said to have taken place 8 months prior, in the Proctor residence, during the…

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    conversing and worshipping the Devil. Both John Proctor and Abigail Williams used their language to influences others, whether that be to their advantage or not. John Proctor, the husband of Elizabeth Proctor, isn’t afraid to speak his mind when it comes to defending his forgiving wife; however, he must speak wisely. She has been accused of witchcraft by Abigail Williams, who was once their servant and who had an affair with John Proctor. Proctor is a well known figure in the town of Salem…

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    book by its cover” (qtd. in gingersoftware.com). In Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, John Proctor an ordinary farmer in Salem and Reverend Hale, a reputable priest, charged to investigate and expose witchcraft in Salem, both, by the end of the play have been through conflicts and made several difficult choices. Nevertheless, both characters play an important role in the play. To understand the roles of John Proctor and Reverend Hale’s importance in The Crucible, one has to first understand the…

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    Why Is John Proctor Bad

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    Good Always Can Come From Bad Witches, death, superstition, and betrayal have surprisingly affected John Proctor for the better. In the book The Crucible written by Arthur Miller, it shows the excitement and superstition of the events that changes John Proctor. After Reverend Parris finds teenage girls dancing and participating in witchcraft in the woods, Abigail, along with some other girls, start to accuse innocent townspeople of witchcraft to hide their mistakes and avoid their consequences.…

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    John Proctor in the first act is a weak man. He cannot criticize people as he is an example of a sinner. It would be very hypocritical to talk about others while lacking morality. In addition, we see him whipping his servant who is still a young girl with such violence. There is a great disparity between this physical punishment and the principles of goodness and decency. John Proctor also accuses Elizabeth of being too much cold with him. He always is nervous when he talks to her. He talks…

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    John Proctor: A True Hero

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    named John Proctor was one of many that was hanged for the crime of witchcraft. Proctor’s heroic action made him a hero in the story because not only did he take responsibly of his own actions but he took his life. Proctor wanted to clear the whole situation out about witchcraft. Even though, Proctor tried to stop the hanging but his goal was to save his wife who was accused for witchcraft. Giles and Proctor had a signed document to show that their wives were pure from witchcraft…

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    Reputation is a thing that many people cherish especially people that are well known or in a high authority position. John Proctor and Reverend Parris are just two of many people that cherish their reputation and are concerned by how people view them in the Salem village. John Proctor is most concerned about having his name ruined and cares about how his friends and family think of him. Proctor was put into a situation that affected his name when he had an affair on his wife with his servant…

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    My beloved, John Proctor: It’s hard for you to acknowledge our affair and our love for each other when we confront face to face, so I hope this letter can reassure your love and care towards me. When your lips were pressed softly against mine, I felt butterflies tingling in my stomach. Although I know that you swore to love Elizabeth, but you know that your heart race when you see me. To reassure your love towards me, I even practices witchcraft on Elizabeth Proctor to get you attention. Don’t…

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    As I watch John Proctor struggle for breath along with Martha Corey and Rebecca Nurse, I realize that this witchery has gone too far. This wasn’t my intention. All I wanted was to be with John Proctor. I just wanted him to love me and get rid of his harridan wife, Elizabeth. She is infuriating. The way she talks, the way she walks, the way she does things makes her so perfect that all Proctor sees is her. But all her actions are fake. She’s supposed to be the one blamed, not me. Now the whole…

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