In The Crucible, Proctor and Abigail are hiding one of the worst sins, which will eventually escalade into, not only their problems but, others’ problems, also. Abigail’s envy intensifies to the point where, in order to kill Elizabeth she is, willing to accuse Elizabeth of witchcraft. This sets off a wave of hysteria and doubt in everyone. Soon the accusations begin to fly condemning everything it is near. The fear of this superstitious belief cause many people to become paranoid and then they begin to accuse many people.
While being tried, they values of love, integrity, and passion are put to the test. Elizabeth is found guilty, and Proctor, once he found out, gave himself in her place, sacrificing himself. When Proctor is put to trial by a judge, he figured what’s another lie? But instead of saving himself, he saves the dignity of others and ends the Salem Witch Trials with his life. Proctor has many different tests in which he gave himself, in order to benefit others.