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The crucible

            In Arthur Miller's play The Crucible, he depicts the tragedy of the Salem witch trials. In the play Abigail is a vindictive character. She will do anything that she can do to try to get John Proctor back. .
             At the beginning of Act 1 in The Crucible Abigail is quick to call people in Salem, witches. Foe example, in Act 1 when she says, "She sends her spirit on me in church, she makes me laugh at prayer." Abigail is blaming Tituba, because she tells them that the reason that she laughed at prayer was because Tituba's spirits made her do it. Towards the end of act 1, they are all accusing Abigail, Betty, and Mercy of being witches. They are accusing them of this because they saw the three of them dancing in the forest and Mercy was naked. In Salem if you were dancing in the forest naked it was a sign that you were a witch. Abigail is the first to blame others so that she won't get a beatin" she says, "She made me do it! She made Betty do it," she is blaming Tituba for them dancing in the forest so she won't get in trouble. In Act 3 Abigail is trying to convince everybody that Marry Warren is a witch. She does this by saying, "But God made my face; you cannot want to tear my face. Envy is a deadly sin, Mary." Abigail is trying to convince people she sees a bird on Marry Warren because they believe a bird is the sign of the devil. In The Crucible Abigail is accusing everyone of being a witch when she is the biggest witch of them all. .
             Through out the play Abigail covets to be with John Proctor. For example, In Act 1 when she tells John, "Gah! I"d almost forgot how strong you are John Proctor." She says this to him so then she can try to get him back, because John Proctor had an affair with Abigail. Abigail is still not over him she is still in love with him nut John is not in love with her he loves his wife Elizabeth. She tells John, " John- I am waiting for you every night." By saying this to john she is trying to tell John that she still loves him and wants to be with him.

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