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John Proctor

John Proctor is one of the main characters in this play. The play is called “The Crucible” written by Arthur Miller. It’s a great play about the Salem witch trials. John is a dynamic character because in the beginning of the play John was a sinner at the start of the play, Proctor feels so guilty because of the fact that he had this affair with Abigail Williams. It haunts him and makes him think very poorly of himself. By the end of the play, though, he is able to regain a positive self-image. He gets to the point where he feels good enough that he is willing to die to protect his good name.
John Proctor Committed an awful sin. The sin of adultery with Abigail Williams. Abby was a servant in John’s house for a while. Elizabeth Proctor (John’s Wife) Kicked Abby out of the house because of suspicion. Abby still loves John Proctor but John is feeling so guilty he thinks pore unto himself and wants to stay away from Abby for what crime he has done. A scene during the play, Mr. Hale asked John if he knew his 10 commandments. John answered by repeating them answering all except adultery. During the play abbey always came to him because she still loved him. John always tried to stay away from abbey. If I was John I would feel bad also. And try to start a new life that he is trying to do.
During the play John’s wife is convicted of witch craft and is taken to jail. The reason why Abbey stuck a needle in herself and said Elizabeth was using a “voodoo” doll on her, but abbey saw Mary Warren Making the doll. John Knew this and made Mary tell the court she made the Doll instead of Elizabeth. While she was doing this Abbey and the rest of the girls in her gang said they were seeing Mary Warren shaped as a bird on top of the building. Mary was so scared. During this court John confessed of having an affair with Abigail Williams. Abbey was horrified! They…...

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