In “The Crucible” Abigail is a liar. “I danced for the devil; I saw him; I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss his hand; I saw Sarah Good with the Devil! I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!” Abigail made this quote out of fear of what people of the town and court might think of her. At that time she was concerned about what society and her actions could and would do if the truth came out about her and what she was doing not only with John Proctor but with herself as well.
As in today’s society many people like Abigail lie about not only their selves to come off more impressionable because of the fear of what society may think of the real them but to also get ahead in the world. Fear plays a big role in our