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The Crucible, A Character Study of Abigail

Summary: Evaluates the Arthur Miller play, The Crucible. Provides a character analysis of Abigail. Considers why she is such an evil character.
An evil person is not one who conceives corrupt thoughts and pursues them, rather one who is overwhelmingly concerned with his/her own personal welfare. Being concerned with one's own well being is not inherently evil, until that self preservation includes harming others. In Arthur Miller's, The Crucible, Abigail Williams personifies evil by enticing Proctor, manipulating her own friends and family, and by bringing forth a progression of dreadful tribulations to the town.

Abigail William's unrelenting pursuit of John Proctor proves her to be evil in the sense that she will stop at nothing to get what she demands. In Act I Abigail inquires, "I have a sense for heat, John, and yours has drawn me to my window, and I have seen you looking up, burning in your loneliness. Do you tell me you've never looked up at my window""(Miller 23). This...

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