When Proctor had to go to the court to get his wife out of being accused of upholding witchcraft he eventually confess to his sins he committed. Talking to Danforth, Proctors says “I lusted, and there is a promise in such sweet. But it is a whore’s vengeance, and you must see it; I set myself entirely in your hands” (page 49 act three) confessing to the crime he did. He realizes what he did was wrong which was why he tried to hide it for so long. But the only way for
Another reason their relationship is dangerous is that if John Procter were to prosecute against Abigail Williams saying that she is in fact a witch, Abigail Williams could very easily tell the entire town that she and Procter have been having an affair to get revenge on him. It wouldn’t really affect her too much, but on the contrary, it would ruin his reputation in the town and his relationship with his wife. Later in Act I, Abigail is being “interrogated” by Reverend Hale and she claims “I never sold myself! I’m a good girl! I’m a proper girl!” (Miller 40) in this statement, Abigail is defending herself that she never sold herself to the devil.
She knew the people she blamed were innocent. “We were dancin’ in the woods last night, and my uncle leaped in on us.” (Miller 22) She had the opportunity to end the madness. Instead she continued to accuse people, resulting in the death of twenty Salem residents. If she had just took responsibility she could have saved lives. The witch hunt led to Abigail having a destructive power trip.
She then starts to mimic the actions and words of Mary; this in turn builds a solid proof in the eyes of the court that Mary Warren practices witchcraft. Abigail could care less of who she accused and sentenced to death, she watches people die in front of her eyes without feeling any regrets on her actions. In the end of The Crucible, Abigail and Mercy Lewis steal Reverend Parris’s money and aboard a ship because the town detests her and she loses her reputation in Salem. Abigail didn’t expect this ending, she thought by sentencing Goody Proctor to death she will live happily ever after with John. Lack of guilt made Abigail do contemptible actions, which took the lives of innocent
Abigail and the girls pretend Mary is bewitching them again which make Mary breakdown and accuse john of being a witch. After being tried as a witch and told he was going to get hanged he has a chance to confess and live but he chooses to die and keep his name. As a result of the lies and the affair between john and Abigail there were a lot of innocent people killed and hurt even those who they claimed they loved. Abigail and Elizabeth are two very different characters but have some similarities. Both Abigail and Elizabeth show determination in order to get what they want, and they are both strong
In the Grimm’s fairytale, the witch’s death is a triumph because the children she has killed or tried to kill, like Hansel and Gretel, return home alive. But in this version of the story, we see the father as prison warden. He bars the door to keep harm out, but the tone of the poem suggests the children are being locked in. The children have escaped the witch only to be held captive by the father. Gretel is in darkness because she has committed murder and can’t live with the memory.
In Oceania the society is manipulated by the government through destroying trust of people, the creation of the thought police and the fear that lies in Room named 101. This government manipulation causes people to betray one another something which is approved by the ‘’Big brother” since it allows the discovery of any type of betrayal towards Big Brother. In the society where Winston lives the government has abolished the trust, love and bonding between family and friends, “It was my little girl, said Parsons with a sort of doleful pride. She listened at the keyhole. Heard what I was saying, and nipped off to the patrols the very next day.
Proctors wife has been convicted of being a witch by Abigal and the towns men are about to take her away and Proctor stands in front of them and says ,“Youl’ll leave her out of sight and out of mind mister!”(202) Also when he is in the court house trying to save his wife and admits to having an affair with Abigal ruining hiss own name to save his wife. “I have known her sir!...God help me I lusted” (miller 221). Proctor throws his reputation away to save his wife. In Act five John Proctor threw everything that’s happened becomes a noble man. When he’s talking to his wife and makes the decision for himself “John Proctor: what should I do woman!”... “I’m sorry John it is not my decision John” (Miller 239).
The third thing was that Tom Robinson's death, his wife had taken a job with Mr. Link Deas, Tom's employer. The Ewell family harassed her until Mr. Deas set Bob Ewell straight with a threat to have him thrown in jail. Alexandra was worried about the incidents, but Atticus insisted that there was no reason to be alarmed. Bob Ewell had had his revenge on everyone involved in the case, and it was all over
Whore! Whore! ” ( Miller 3. 825-30) He does not think beforehand or consider the outcome, he acts on a whim without any premeditation. Eventually Proctor is also thrown in jail and in due time is convinced to confess to witchcraft, they have him sign a written confession that will justify all of the other higher stature hangings, Proctor realizes this after he has already signed, “( his breast heaving, is eyes staring, Proctor tears the paper and crumples it, and he is weeping in fury, but erect.