The Crucible By Arthur Miller

1024 Words Mar 30th, 2016 5 Pages
Charlenny Perez Pena
The Crucible Essay The Crucible by Arthur Miller takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. It all started when Reverend Parris discovers a group of girls dancing in the woods. After he found the girls in the wood, his daughter Betty fall ill. Since Betty wouldn’t wake up, people become paranoid and started believing that witchcraft was real. Fake accusations were made and innocent people kept dying. In The Crucible there are many people to blame for all for everything that occurred, characters such a Abigail Williams, Reverend Hale, and Reverend Parris. Abigail Williams is to blame because she accused everyone else just to protect herself. Reverend Hale is also blame because he was the one who got people to think that witchcraft was real. Lastly Reverend Parris is to blame because he was just worried about himself and his reputation in Salem. Abigail William is the biggest villain in the play tried to kill Elizabeth who was John’s wife. Also because she kept lying and getting many people kill. Abigail tried to kill John’s wife by drinking blood to get John Proctor. In Act 1, page 13 it state, “BETTY – You drank blood, Abby! You didn’t tell him that!... ABIGAIL- Betty you never say that again! You will never-… BETTY- You did, you did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctor’s wife! You drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor!... ABIGAIL, Smashes her across the face: Shut it! Now shut it!” When Betty…

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