It was a play with tremendous feelings with many inside twists hidd en in
the archives of the true story. It was a play with emotional feelings;
feelings of anger , hate, and evil, yet feelings of manipulation, good, and
pureness. It was the Crucible. A fireball of guilt, evil, and good compiled
into one magnification. The Crucible: Good versus Evil.
The play contained many scenarios of good versus evil, and the characters
who generally possessed these feelings and intentions. But it must be
understood t hat there were the intentions, the incentives, and then the
actions taken out on a person or a group of people. Every character could
either be placed in the intentions under good or bad intentions. Aft er
that, almost every character has mixed feelings of evil or good actions.
The fight between the centre of evil and the centre of good is the
foremost important of the points.
Abigail Williams is the nucleus of all
evil in the story. Sh e is the one who triggers off this sense of hate in
the play. She tempts Proctor into lechery, and comm its unlawful acts which
all are against the Puritan religion. To escape punishment for dancing, she
deflects the actions and blames them on someone else, and does not care how
many lives she ruins. La ter when she grows into power and influence, she
seems to enjoy sending these innocent peopl e their deaths. She takes
pleasure in her lies, and thrives on the attention and power that th ey
bring her. All these are the aspects of being the evil character. Power,
attention, and acts of w rongful doing. Therefore she can be labelled with
being the evil character in the novel. She uses evi l actions disguised as
good by admitting...