Why does Abigail not like Elizabeth?
She insists that Elizabeth Proctor “hates [her]” because Abigail “would not be her slave.” She calls Elizabeth a “lying, cold, sniveling woman” who she cannot abide working for.
What are two things Elizabeth Cannot do for John?
What two things does Elizabeth say she is unable to do for John? She cannot judge John or forgive him. Why does Danforth want a written confession from Proctor? It will travels the courts power and persuade others to confess.
Is Elizabeth jealous of Abigail?
Although Abigail is jealous of Elizabeth Proctor, she is not the only source of evil in the play. John Proctor’s deception during his affair with Abigail, when he made a physical “promise” to her, is the source of the play’s conflict.
How is power shown in the crucible?
The main pillars of traditional power are represented by the law and the church. These two institutions fuse together in The Crucible to actively encourage accusers and discourage rational explanations of events.
Who has power in the crucible?
What does Elizabeth say she is unable to do for John?
What two things does Elizabeth say she is unable to do for John? She says she can’t make the decision for him or forgive him if he can’t forgive himself. Why does Danforth want a written confession from Proctor? It will help persuade others to confess.
How does power change the characters in the crucible?
In this play there is many ways power changed many people’s life. For example, Abigail went from being powerless to using the witch trials to become empowered. By using lies and deception to their advantage the accusers gained power, they had the ability to turn the table and punish people who they felt deserved it.
How may I live without my name I have given you my soul leave my name?
I have given you my soul, leave my name! What is the importance of his reputation to John Proctor? (the crucible by arthur miller)
Does Elizabeth hate Abigail?
The revelation that John has talked to Abigail alone changes Elizabeth. Her fear and anger about John’s affair come out. She is colder to him, because as much as she loves him, his weakness towards Abigail is a major flaw in his character, which Elizabeth sees clearly even though John does not.