In the woods, the girls are dancing and singing around a fire. This scene is an example of how reputation and integrity play a role in this drama because Parris found them in the woods and was worried about his reputation. He was worried because witchcraft was being practiced in his own household by his own daughter, named Betty, that would not wake up.
Abigail stabs herself with a needle to accuse Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft to make it look like Elizabeth sent a spirit to stab her. There was evidence of this because of Mary Warren sew a doll while in court. This is an example of revenge because Abigail wants to take Elizabeth's place as John Proctors wife.
Lies and Deciet
If only I could prove what she told me. There was no witness for what she said.
Wait you were along with her?
In the courtroom, when Mary Warren is denying the witchcraft accusations Abigail and the girls mock her to make it look like she has cast a spell. This is an example of hysteria because this scene created uncontrollable beliefs that witchcraft was occurring.
I bought the land from Francis Nurse so the lumber is mine to use.
It is mine to use because my grandfather left if for me in his will.
John Proctor decided to take his own life and go to the gallows instead of confessing and betraying all the people that have already been and going to be hanged. This is an example of redemption because he wanted to be remembered as a good man and a way to be forgiven for his sin.
John Proctor had an affair with Abigail. This scene represents lies and deceit in this play because of John Proctor lies to Elizabeth Proctor about his sin of committing adultery and lying about being with people when talking with Abigail.
John Proctor and Thomas Putnam had a dispute over who can harvest lumber of a certain part of the land. This is an example of greed because both people want to use the land without the other using it too.