John Proctor's Reputation In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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In Arthur Miller’s novel, The Crucible, John Proctor is a very outspoken man with good morals. With this being said, he built up a lot of respect to earn his name. Having a good reputation in The Crucible is extremely important. It means that you have been accepted into society. At the beginning of the book, John is constantly worried about what others thought of him. He portrays himself as honest, faith-fulfilled being, but later learning that he struggles with his guilt over his affair with Abigail Williams and others in the town discovering. Soon his wife Elizabeth comes to learn about this affair and John speaks out in defense, “You will not judge me more, Elizabeth. I have good reason to think before I charge fraud on Abigail, and I will