Salem act 2

Salem act 2

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  • "Abigail (with a bitter anger). Oh, I marvel how sucha strong man may let such a sickly wife be—Proctor (angered—at himself as well ). You’ll speaknothin’ of Elizabeth!"
  • He feels responsible for Abigails view on the world as she got it from him. He feels responsible fro taking care of his wife and children.
  • He expects no one to believe him and he expected that no one would believe that there was witchcraft in Salem.
  • He acts like he does not love his wife when he does and he acts out against other people.
  • He wants his wife to trust him and for Abigail to leave him and his wife alone.
  • No one likes him and people in the village are judgemental of him. His wife does not trust him because of his infidelaty.
  • She feels responsible for her husbands aditude
  • She expects her husband to cheat but aslo expects thathe is all done with that and loves her.
  • "Abigail (with a bitter anger). Oh, I marvel how such a strong man may let such a sickly wife be—Proctor (angered—at himself as well ). You’ll speak nothin’ of Elizabeth!Abigail. She is blackening my name in the village! She is telling lies about me! She is a cold, sniveling woman, and you bend to her!"Based on what we know about Abigail we know that she is lying about Goody Proctor, and that Goody Porctor is a good woman.
  • Acts cold, but king to her husband, has deep distraust after her husband cheated, acts braver than she felt when arrested.
  • She wants the madness of the witch hunt over, she wants her husband to be more compasionate, and she wants Abigail to leave her alone.
  • Her being cold to abigail ends up with her being arrested, and she has a rocky relatioship with her husband.
  • She feels as though she is responsible for getting rid of the devil in salem.
  • She expects that no one would doubt her word, much less vioce those doubts and that after murdering his wife, John Procter will love her back..
  • "Abigail. I want to open myself! (They turn to her,startled. She is enraptured, as though in a pearly light.)I want the light of God, I want the sweet love ofJesus! I danced for the Devil; I saw him; I wrote inhis book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss His hand. I sawSarah Good with the Devil! I saw Goody Osburnwith the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!"
  • She acts as though harmed by others when needed to prove their point, and tries to make a move on Procter any chance she gets.
  • Everyone looks toward her like she has been blessed, people who are innocent either die or confess  so that they may live.
  • She wants to kill Goody Proctor so she may have John Procter for herself
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