The Crucible Abigail Motives Essays and Term Papers

  • The Crucible - Abigail Motives

    were sown in January 1692 when a group of young girls began to display bizarre behavior, with no decorum whatsoever, and accused people of witchery. Abigail Williams, one of the main accusers in the Salem Witch Trials, starts her web of lies in a desperate attempt to not be held accountable for her nefarious...

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  • The Crucible: Abigail

    therefore we must not look past that. This directly relates to The Crucible because many people are being accused of witchcraft but still they fail to check the vitality of the accusers. In Arthur Miller's book, The Crucible, Abigail Williams, a teenage orphan, starts to accuse other women of witchcraft...

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  • Abigail: the Crucible

    Abigail Williams: Evil or Damned? Jacqueline Wong English 12 W. McGee 28 April 2013 Abigail Williams: Evil or Damned? Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible, is a controversial piece of literature for many reasons, particularly the portrayal of female characters – specifically Abigail Williams...

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  • Crucible Motives

    The Crucible: Try to distinguish as carefully as possible what motives each of the ‘pro-witchcraft’ group: Parris, Mr and Mrs Putnam and Hale. How does each contribute to the web of supposition? In what way or ways does each lay claim to the “the clean white hand of moral duty”? Are they justified...

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  • Abigail, Crucible

    abigail:  she is referred to by parris as a child. she is 17 and she is an adolescent girl. she is a young woman, having passions and desires. but she is thought of as a child, which causes tension.  reputation in here is very important. NAME has connotations of reputation/honuor. ironic, because...

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  • Abigail in "The Crucible"

    Abigail Williams is an important character from the drama The Crucible written by Arthur Miller. The story The Crucible is about how witchcraft becomes such a problem in Salem. John Proctor, the main character, have an affair with Abigail Williams, while being married to Elizabeth Proctor. Being the...

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  • The Crucible - Characters Hidden Motives

    	The Crucible is about Salem during the witch trials of 1692. People living in and around the village were greatly affected by the hysteria, which had horrible consequences including the hanging of many innocent people. Some of these people had motives other than the ones they revealed. Many looked...

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  • The Crucible: Abigail to John - Creative

    My life is devoted to you, and I know you feel the same way too. Anyway, I by no means intended to lead you into jail, stay safe. With love, Abigail....

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  • The Crucible, Static Character Abigail

    In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, the main character Abigail Williams is to blame for the witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, Abigail Williams remained a static character throughout the book. Abigail is a mean, deceitful and manipulative person who always wants her way; she has no remorse about who...

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  • Crucible- Abigail Williams

    Due to our nature, the human race will do astonishing things in the name of love and fear. Abigail Williams in “The Crucible” is a fantastic example of this. Not only are her actions absurd to try and gain John Proctor’s whole hearted affection, who was her lover, but also to gain submission of an ample...

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  • Abigails Conscience: the Crucible Monologue

    Abigail's Conscience I can't believe all of this has happened. I feel so guilty, but I don't really care, I know I'm more important than any of those old people. Besides, John Proctor deserved it! How dare he use me just because he was lonely and having marital problems! I had all the rights to destroy...

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  • Crucible Abigail Essay

    Abigail and Her Emotions The Crucible by Arthur Miller has plenty of emotions that are felt and cause many events in this story of anguish. The Crucible is set in a small puritan village in Massachusetts in 1692. It begins with a group a girls that get caught dancing in the forest, they try to hide...

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  • The Crucible of Abigail Williams

    The Crucible of Abigail Williams Abigail Williams is a very spiteful and bitter woman, but she has the biggest influence on the play with all the lies she tells about people being witches which are believed and cost some people their lives. Abigail is one of the most misunderstood characters because...

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  • Abigail Williams the Play the “Crucible”

    year of 1692 the Salem witch trials ruined everybody’s lives and ignited all because of Abigail Williams. In the play the “Crucible” which is also known as a severe test, the town of Salem was considered a Crucible. The town was put through hard and controversial times. Abigail’s attachment to John...

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  • The Crucible- Abigail Williams

     Before reading 'The Crucible', I had no idea what a crucible was. To me a container isn't a good word to describe a crucible, but a pot is better. Everything that's put in a pot in mixed together and reacts, it's a metaphorical way of putting this story. But it's also the beginning cause for all problems...

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  • Abigail Williams in the Crucible

    Abigail Williams in the Crucible Abigail Williams is the niece of Reverend Samuel Parris in Arthur Miller’s book the Crucible. Some people may think she’s just a normal girl but how can people be sure about that? Abigail Williams, age 17, is indeed a young girl, but she’s also an evil villain. Throughout...

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  • Narrative Essay- the Crucible Abigail Williams

    much. He is gone now. He will never come back. I offered him to leave with me, I had the money but he did not want to be with me. He did not want me, Abigail Williams. I miss him; I miss his warm hands and his soft skin. I miss how he looked at me. Elizabeth it is your entire fault. You should have died...

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  • The Crucible: Abigail Williams Character Analysis

    In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, the main character Abigail Williams is to blame for the witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. Abigail is a mean and vindictive person who always wants her way, no matter who she hurts. Throughout the play her accusations and lies cause many people pain and suffering,...

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  • The Crucible Character Analysis: Abigail Williams

    the play The Crucible, Abigail Williams, is the most spiteful and least complex character throughout the entire play. She is the villain of the play, even more than Parris or Danforth. She is on the lower end of the social hierarchy; the only people below her were slaves like Tituba. Abigail Williams possess...

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  • The Crucible- Abigail Act 1 Characterization

    The Crucible, Arthur Miller uses many forms of characterization to present Abigail as a sly, lying girl, who tries to wheedle her way into getting the outcome that she wants by any means necessary. One way he does this is through Abigail’s words throughout act one. When Parris is asking Abigail about...

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