Arthur Miller's The Crucible

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Have you ever been accused of doing something which you didn’t do? If so, it is easy to relate to the feelings to those accused in “The Crucible”. This feeling is wrong; it feels like your stomach is being crushed and your head being filled with anxiety. It seems reasonable that whoever committed crime would face the time, right? Unfortunately, many of the innocent went through this unfairness with extreme conditions. There are many bystanders who became victims in this time of crisis; however, Abigail isn’t one of them. Although Abigail appears to be this perfect angel to the other characters, the truth is she is a remorseless and ruthless sociopath from her actions against Betty, Mary Warren, and Reverend Hale. Abigail is cold-blooded because she showed no hesitation as she threatened Betty and the other girls with the same brutal methods the Native Americans used to her parents. “...I saw Indians smash my dear parents’ heads on the pillow next to mine…, and I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down!” Stated by Abigail when Betty had second thoughts on the whole si...

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