The Crucible Character Analysis Elizabeth Proctor

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Elizabeth Proctor experiences a deep sense of abandonment when she learns that her husband, John Proctor, has had an affair with former servant Abigail Williams. With high Puritan values, Elizabeth forgives her husband as God would. Though she forgives, she certainly does not forget. In act I and II, John communicates to his wife in a polite, timid way, trying to compensate for his wrongdoings. They have static conversations, and there is an obvious tension between the two. Elizabeth acts cold to her husband, accentuating one of her weaknesses as a character. In act III, Elizabeth is confronted with a question proposed by Danforth, asking if her husband has committed adultery. Oblivious to the fact that her husband has confessed to his sins