we cannot leap to witchcraft. they will howl me out of salem for such corruption in my house.
i know how you clutched my back behind your house and sweated like a stallion...!
lies and deceit
why, then it is not what you told me.
you were alone with her?
For a moment alone,aye.
page 14)) Parris is more worried about what others will say about witchcraft coming from his house and his reputation than anything else.
Abigail has a huuuge crush on Proctor, and according to this secene, they definitly did the do.
Pg 53-54) This shows john proctor lying to his wife about the full extent of his relations with Abigail.
i have good word on it that he was heard telling his daughter!!....
in this scene (pg 145) just before Proctor and Elizabeth were all up in their feelings, forgiving each other and what not. Proctor was ashamed, and with this he gains back some of his pride and his "goodness".
he have his goodness now! god forbid i take it from him!
ppg 116) Abby and the other girls incited a hysteria with their calls of witchcraft, and by copying Mary's every word/move, drove her into ahystera while convincing others she was a witch.
Putnam had his daughter accuse Jacob for sending out his spirit on her, so that Putnam could his land. It must say something about ones level of greed if they would be willing to send another to their death.