The Crucible Abigail Williams Character Analysis Essay

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The Little Girl Who Cried Wolf “Nothing is hidden that won’t be exposed. Nor is anything concealed that won’t be made known and brought to the light” (Luke 8:17 CEB). The Crucible written by Arthur Miller is a page turner with new problems and more drama on every page. In this emotional story a town in Salem, Massachusetts is undergoing a series of trials to vilify the civilians who were accused of witchcraft. The accusations were based on animosity and jealousy from a group of ill advised girls. There was one girl who was considered the leader of this wretched cause, her name was Abigail Williams. She was a very manipulative and petty girl. She abused her power that she obtained over the group of followers she had managed to maintain. Abigail appears to have no conception of how to treat others or how to reasonably work things out. She tends to resort directly to violence and threats knowing that the people around …show more content…

She shows that she can be a manipulative and conniving person to get what she wants when she wants it. She she shows that she abuses her power for bad causes. She shows that she will take drastic measures to make sure that her plans are not interfered with. Abigail proves that if you give an inch she will take a mile and not think twice about it. She makes others feel bad about themselves to make herself feel better and more in control. She turns on those who attempt to come out with the truth and makes them look as though they are the witches. It is like everyone in the town are pieces of her board game. If you make her mad she will make your life miserable. Abigail doesn 't know when enough is enough or when it has gone too far she just goes until she is satisfied with the outcome. Little does she know that she is wearing on the trust of the town. As she continues with the lies and accusations she begins to accuse the wrong people. Lying gets you nowhere except alone and wishing you

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