Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor had differences as well; obviously, they had "differences" with each other because of the romantic situation with Elizabeth's husband, but they also were different from one another in several ways. Probably due to her rough upbringing as an orphan, Abigail is a quiet and basically distant person who is somewhat distant in nature. However, Elizabeth is more of a cold and harsh person with a mean streak, which makes her seek revenge against anyone who she thinks may have done something wrong to her. For Abigail, this was of course very bad news, because she actually did do something wrong to Elizabeth. However, Elizabeth also has a paranoid streak which makes her think that people have done things against her, when they really have not done so (Oggel, 2004).
Overall, when these two characters are compared, what can be seen are two women, faced by challenging times, but completely different in personality and attitude. This complex relationship helps to make "The Crucible" a classic drama.