Importance Of Forgiveness In The Crucible

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Forgiveness is given to those who have sinned and try to redeem themselves. In some circumstances, forgiveness can be earned, but if one does not try to redeem themselves or if their sin is too great to earn forgiveness; then they should not be forgiven. In the Crucible, John Proctor has committed adultery against his wife, Elizabeth, with Abigail. When accused of committing adultery by his wife, he confesses and tries to make up for it in shame. In addition, when his wife was accused of being a witch, he goes against the Abigail and the court to save her, but sadly ends up hanging when he refuses to confess and sign his name away to a crime he did not commit: signing a contract with the