Abigail tells everyone that she wants the love of Jesus, and wants to be pure. After this, Abigail and Betty begin to call out the names of people they will accuse of witchcraft. Then the following exchange takes place. Abigail says ". . . I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!" to which Betty replies "I saw George Jacobs with the Devil! I saw Goody Howe with the Devil!" This is significant to the play because Abigail and Betty have just accused innocent people of doing witchcraft. These people will now have to suffer the consequences for a crime they did not do.
In this scene, Mary Warren returns from a long day at court to find Proctor and Elizabeth conversating. Mary says "I made a gift for you today, Goody Proctor. I had to sit long hours in a chair, and passed the time with sewing." This is significant to the play because the possession of a poppet was a sign of witchcraft.
Elizabeth Proctor has been found with the poppet given to her by Mary Warren, and is now being accused of witchcraft. She is taken from her home in the middle of the night, and John Proctor is devastated by this. As Cheever takes Elizabeth he says "Tis hard proof.—I find here a poppet Goody Proctor keeps. I have found it, sir. And in the belly of the poppet a needle stuck. I tell you true, Proctor, I never warranted to see such proof of Hell . . ." This is significant because Abigail will keep getting away with false accusations.