Abigail show herself to be an even more mischievous character by accusing Tituba of Witchcraft, and wrong doing. Tituba in turn is held in suspicion of being a witch and is threatened with the taking of her life if she refuses to talk about her supposed involvement with the devil. She blames others about witchcraft even though she is the one believing it. She is the "leader" of the girls; she tells them what to do and when to do it. For example when they were in the court room and she was brought in to testify against Mary Warren the girls kept repeating what Abigail said and they did everything she
While lying with Betty, she warns the other girls, “If anyone breathe a word or the edge of a word about the other things, I will come to you in the black of some terrible night” (). However, when the news of her and the other girl's strange actions spreads like wildfire, the hysteria sets in. Abigail only contributes to the hysteria, though. She makes up lie after lie just to conceal her wrongdoing. She even pretends to see Mary Warren take the shape of a yellow bird while in court just to take the focus off her and John’s affair.
The woman in the dramatic monologue is the woman with the strong feelings unlike normal women of the 18th century who would have gone to a church to pray to god, for him to give them strength, but this woman decided to go to a laboratory which was considered as the devils house, “devil’s-smithy”, to take actions into her own hands. On the other hand, in Macbeth, lady Macbeth want king Duncan dead so that Macbeth an rule, king Duncan has not done any thing wrong to lady Macbeth unlike in the laboratory where the woman who is going to be killed has caused the man to cheat on her partner. Macbeth by William Shakespeare is about how a loyal and brave general can change because of greed and temptation. Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth who is a loyal general to King Duncan and in the opening scene is returning after defeating the old thane of Cawdor who had rebelled against the king. On his way back he meets three witches who tell him his future “Glamis thou art, and Cawdor; and shalt be what thou art promised”.
THE CRUCIBLE Character analysis Abigail Williams – Abigail Williams is an orphan, unmarried but has an affair with married man John Proctor. From the start of the play Abigail is a villain, she tells lies and manipulates everyone to fit her own little world, all so she gets her way, to get revenge on Elizabeth Proctor. Throughout the hysteria Abigail is driven by sexual desire, lust for power and jealousy. All of the young girls in Salem have no authority, the minister and other male adults are God’s representatives. The trials start, in which the girls act as though they have a direct connection to God, led by the now powerful Abigail.
She saw Mary Warren, Proctor's servant, making a poppet. Mary put a needle into the doll, and Abigail used that for her accusation. She stabbed herself with a needle and claimed that Elizabeth's soul had done it. Although Abigail claimed she loved John, she may have just loved the care and attention he gave her. When Abigail was just a child, she witnessed her parents' brutal murders.
The Witch's servants humiliate Aslan further by shaving off his mane, muzzling him, kicking him, and jeering at him. Aslan does not protest. The servants finish binding Aslan to the Stone Table and the Witch approaches him with her stone knife. The Witch tells Aslan that he is lost. The Witch says she will kill Aslan instead of Edmund as they agreed.
You drank a charm to kill John Procter’s wife" (Miller 19). This allows the reader to become aware of the severity of Abby’s ruthlessness. Her loathing of Mrs. Procter goes to such great lengths that she would go beyond the point of extremities. As an example of her demonic acts, she mutilates her stomach with a sewing needle and claims it to be Elizabeth Procter’s voodoo spell. "…and struck two inches in the flesh of her belly, he draw a needle out she testify it were your familiar spirit pushed it in."
In Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and both, Browning’s Victorian Dramatic Monologue “The Laboratory” there is a variety of disturbed characters. In Macbeth it is Lady Macbeth who is driven to guilt due to her, convincing her husband to murder King Duncan. In the Laboratory, a woman discovers her husband has been unfaithful to her and is trying to further his own social standing by sleeping with women of higher social order than he is. She’s obsessed to gain her revenge through her obsession of “poison.” In Act 5 Scene 1 of Macbeth, Shakespeare has used the technique of Dramatic Monologue. Act 5, Scene 1 is the sleepwalking scene which already shows her disturbed mind to the audience.
Abigail Williams is a seventeen year old, strikingly beautiful orphan girl and the niece of Mr. Parris. Abigail’s problems/concerns is that she accuses others of witchcraft and wants Elizabeth Proctor the wife of John Proctor, a local farmer, dead so she can take her place in everything Elizabeth does including being John Proctor’s wife. This obsession to take Elizabeth as his wife developed after them sleeping together. For example there was a statement made by John Proctor stated, “she wishes my wife dead and me and her dance on my wife’s grave.” When Abigail first entered the story I thought she
Elizabeth Proctor is married to a man named John Proctor. Recently, Elizabeth found out that John had sex with another woman, and sinned. Not only did her husband cheat on her though, he cheated on her with someone that they had been taking care of. Because of John's previous actions, Elizabeth becomes a jealous wife, and acts as if he can never be forgiven for making a small mistake. Elizabeth breaks the news to John that Abigail, the woman (or more teenager) that John had sex with, is telling people all over town that certain members of society are witches.