John Proctor is a tragic hero based on the author's use of hamartia, hubris, perpeteia, anagnorisis, nemesis, and catharsis.
John Proctor's tragic flaw was his affair with Abigail.
Proctor was confident he would be able to save his wife by brining in Mary Warren to prove that the girls were a fraud.
John tells the court of his affair with Abigail. It is a shocking discovery to everyone. John has to prove his claim.
Elizabeth lied about John's affair to save his reputation. John is to be hanged. Giles Corey is to be pressed to death.
Mary Warren switched from John's side to the girls' side after being pressured from the girls and the court. John was shocked from this.
Elizabeth is relieved that John will be taken out of his misery to be with god. John is relieved that he out smarted Danforth, saved his reputation, and saved Rebecca Nurse's life.
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