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Abigail Williams: the Perfect Puritan Society is going to judge people no matter what they do, so people might as well be who they want to be. In the crucible, during the Salam witch trials, Abigail Williams did what she wanted, she was not the typical Puritan, and definitely not a perfect one at that. She did things women were not allowed to do. She lied, and costed many people their lives because of it. She had a man cheat and blacken his name. She uses her acting skills and the girls around her to get others to believe the fake. Abigail Williams is not the perfect Puritan. Abigail Williams did not follow the rules she as a Puritan was supposed to follow. She did what she wanted, when she wanted, with who she wanted. She could get pretty much my one to believe anything, true or false. She would often say things to John Proctor, that many puritans would not say or do. All of the Salam witch trials started because John did not want to cheat on his wife again. She danced naked, and drank chicken blood to put a curse on his wife, because he …show more content…
This quote could summarize this story pretty well. Abigail told one lie. Her first lie. After that, they just became a habit that she would do when she felt threatened. She would fake seeing things, and accuse people of witch craft. The more she did it the better she got at it, the more believable the lies became. Abigail told so many lies, and wanted so many people to believe them that there was no point in trying to argue with her. She would always say who she "saw"'with the devil. She would always get the girls to follow her, in anything she did. No matter how much people argued with her,told her to stop, or told the truth. People believed her. In the movie we watched her tell lies constantly, just to get John proctor. In the end, her lies are actually what killed

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