john proctors wife hs just been arrested, because bigail concocted an elaborate scheme involving the poppet and a needle to act as "proof" that elizaeth is a witch.
when john proctor is interrogated, he is asked to recite the Ten Commandments, and he can't remember the commandment against committing adultery. Irony is when the outcome is different than what is expected. It's ironic, because he has committed adultery,with Abigail Williams.
Proctor- Spare me! You forget nothing and forgive nothing. Learn, charity, woman. I have gone tiptoe in this house all seven month since she is gone. I have not moved from there to there without I think to please you, and still an everlasting funeral marches round your heart. I cannot speak but I am doubted, every moment sucked for lies, as though I come into a court when I came into this house.
the main problem were all aware of is the fact that parris found all these girls dancing in the forest around the cauldron. what made it even more suspicios was them being nude.
we also we also find out that abigail and proctor had an affair which is kept a secret for a while. his wife sort of has an idea, but doesnt want to accuse him of anything so she just throws subtle hints at him every once in a while. eventually she finds out and seeks out for revenge at the which trials.
Parris was also very corrupt. He was at the top of the church and looked at as a God. He made a fool out of the whole town. He was very greedy, and obsessed with his well being.