How Is Abigail Williams Guilty In The Crucible

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Abigail Williams
In 1692, there was a town called Salem. Just like many places in the world Salem had controversy. People in Salem were really religious and stuck in their own schemes. However, unlike many places they believed in witches, and if they found you guilty then you would either confess or would be hung. Arthur Miller uses this and creates the play, The Crucible. Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, the main character, Abigail Williams, would blame innocent people throughout the play to get what she wants, by being manipulative and evil. Abigail Williams never really had many feelings unless it was for John Proctor. She would blame people for witchcraft and get them murdered unless they confessed. Abigail had a goal to herself, and that was to get what she wants and if she doesn’t then she will find a way. In the courtroom when Mary Warren decided to confess on Abigail about what had previously happened in
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She constantly believed that she would have John Proctor and whoever got in the way, she would blame of witchcraft. You’d think after she has hurt so many people she would realize what she has done is wrong. However, she hasn’t and will continue to hurt and show her true character. At the beginning of the play, Abigail confessed her love for John Proctor. He had turned her down because of his love for his wife. This made Abigail furious. The only thing standing in her way was Elizabeth Proctor, John’s wife. Betty Parris was trying to even prove Abigail’s craziness when she states, “You did, you did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctor’s wife.” While dancing in the woods, Abigail had drunk chicken blood to try and kill Elizabeth. She has had hate for Elizabeth throughout the whole play over John. She would do anything to get him to herself and even would murder. She didn’t care who would get tortured, and this shows that Abigail’s character is evil and has been evil through the