Elizabeth Proctor sent he spirit out and stabbed me with a needle
Dear God, why would Elizabeth do this?
Mary turn yourself from a bird and strop!
Why did you cast your spirit on these girls, Mary?
Im right here Abigail
I am the finger of God, I do his work in casting out witches
Lies and Deceit
In this scene, Abigail stabs herself with a needle to try and accuse John Proctors wife of being a witch. She wanted to be with John and wanted Elizabeth dead.
he haves his goodness now, God forbid I take it
All the girls in this scene, including Abigail, act out as if Mary Warren was a bird in the rafters and everyone is convinced that she has sent out her spirit. This portrays Hysteria because of how wild and crazy they are acting.
Reputation and Integrity
Abigail as you know there are factions trying to take my power! This better not be wtichcraft in my house
Abigail lies about witchcraft the whole play, and claims shes the finger of God
The girls are lying! this trial needs to stop
Proctor redeems himself by refusing to let his friends hang while he lies and gets away
Parris is obsessed with keeping his power in the church and does not hesitate to remind everyone that
Reverend Hale pleads for this to stop, but Judge Hawthorne refuses to stop the trials
There has been too many hangings, I cannot pardon them now