John Proctor's Irony In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

opinion Essay
144 words
144 words

In the play The Crucible written by Arthur Miller, John Proctor has a couple reasons to be hesitant to testify in court. John has a close relationship with both Elizabeth and Abigail. Abby has told John several personal things, including that she was basically lying about all of the witchcraft accusations. If John reveals what he knows then Abby can reveal that they had an affair. Which that is disgraceful in a Puritan society. If Abby told the secret John Proctor's reputation would be ruined, and he would likely be accused of working with the devil. He would be accused because having an affair is a sin. I believe that John Proctor's testimony would be believed if people did not know about the affir. John is a good honest man in the eyes

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  • Opines that john proctor's testimony would be believed if people didn't know about the affir.
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