The Crucible By Arthur Miller

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Jazmin I. Soto Mrs. Garcia English 11 CP 06 October 2015 The Crucible Our choices define who we are, but what many don 't understand is that our life experiences have lead us to the path we’re on. Sometimes bad things happen that torment us daily and effect our decisions and actions; however, this does not justify our behavior. In the play “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller, Abigail, a young girl that lives in Salem, has done many crucial things that have affected many people of her village. She has experience trajec situations but this does not excuse her from being guilty. Abigail Williams is indeed the person to blame for all the horrible things that occurred in this play, but not fully responsible. Abigail is to blame because she would do anything to have John Proctor. Since the beginning of the play we realize that John Proctor had an affair with her, “(grasping his hand before he can release her) John - I am wiatin’ for you every night (Miller 145).” Abigail says this to John Proctor when he comes to visit the village. She is desperate and wants something to do with him again. John Proctor resists but this only angers her and makes her even more determined, “I have a sense for heat, John, and yours had drawn me to my window, and have seen you looking up, burning in your loneliness . Do you tell me you’ve never looked up at my window?... And you must. You are no wintry man. I know you, John. I know you (she is weeping) I cannot sleep for dreaming; I cannot dream bout I

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