Essays Tagged: "Elizabeth Proctor"

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

r to commit evil acts. These evil acts affect even the most honest people in the town like John and Elizabeth Proctor, and Rebecca Nurse who cannot fight the accusations made against them by those fol ... e witches. But they were following Abigail because she wanted to try to put a curse on a lady named Elizabeth Proctor. Abigail was in love with Mrs. Proctor's husband, John Proctor, and she wanted to ...

(6 pages) 109 1 3.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Book Report of "The Crucible," by Arthur Miller

man, John Proctor. Abigail feels that the only barrier between being together with John Proctor is Elizabeth Proctor, John Proctor's wife. Because of this, Abigail begins her plot of accusing Elizabe ... of hand, everyone started accusing everyone else of witchcraft based on abstract facts. By the time Elizabeth Proctor is accused, there are over 70 death warrants already signed. John Proctor tried to ...

(4 pages) 104 2 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why John Proctor is the fair and noble character in the book "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

h happens in the spring of 1692, is John Proctor, a farmer in his middle thirties. He is married to Elizabeth Proctor. It is not directly said, but they have at least two sons and a servant named Marr ... to be very religious, he really loves his wife and he confesses his affair with Abigail Williams to Elizabeth; furthermore he later refuses to be with Abigail, this makes him a very fair man.First of ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Presence of Pride in Arthur Miller's The Crucible

in characters, John Proctor, has pride in his beliefs of purifying the Church of England. His wife, Elizabeth, has pride in her ability to use the trials as an ultimate revenge against Abigail William ... loses all his respect. Hale is the chemical that cause the conflict to come into full swing between Elizabeth and John Proctor.Elizabeth Proctor is first founds singing to her children in her kitchen ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Characters of the Crucible

the main characters change immensely over the course of the book. One of these characters included Elizabeth Proctor. At the beginning of the play, she is a cold hearted woman, who towards the end be ... of the play, she is a cold hearted woman, who towards the end becomes a loving wife. John Proctor, Elizabeth's husband, also changes significantly. At first, he minds his own business; later on, he b ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Arthur Miller's "The Crucible".

relation to her conduct in the woods, her attitude towards the girls and Parris, her comments about Elizabeth Proctor, her conversation with John Proctor, and her accusiations at the end.Responce: Abi ... aturity. She has an obsessive puppy love for John Proctor, which equals in intensity her hatred for Elizabeth. "You loved me, John Proctor, and whatever sin it is, you love me yet!" (Miller 839). She ...

(2 pages) 55 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Crucible" - Character analysis on Abigail and how her character influences events in the story with quotes and excerpts to back up the information.

Abigail, the orphaned niece to Reverend Parris, is cast out of the house of John and Elizabeth Proctor because of her part in the infidelity committed with John Proctor. Her uncle is su ...

(3 pages) 49 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Crucible" by Author Miller.

e. And she may dote on it now - I am sure she does - and thinks to kill me, then to take my place." Elizabeth Proctor once said, she was the wife of John Proctor and threw Abigail Williams out onto th ... a. "She made me do it!" Abigail was also still in love with John, and she thought that if she kills Elizabeth, she would be able to run off with him.Elizabeth Proctor, wife of John Proctor. Together t ...

(2 pages) 46 1 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison - Linda Loman from Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" and Elizabeth Proctor from Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"

Both Elizabeth Proctor and Linda Loman share a devotion to their husbands that leaves them unfulfilled. E ... nds. Likewise, the two women blame themselves for all the hurtful things their husbands do to them. Elizabeth and Linda have become so accustomed to the mental abuse freely dished out by their husband ... hemselves they aren't worthy of good treatment. This fidelity rids each woman of her will.Linda and Elizabeth's husbands have no respect for either of them. When Bill and Happy are explaining their la ...

(4 pages) 57 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a essay about the three characters that well-explains hypocracy in "The Crucible"

l of the characters that had integrity also acted hypocritically, like John Proctor, Rev. Hale, and Elizabeth Proctor. For example, Reverend Hale claimed to have integrity, but at was very hypocritica ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Crucible Essay, An analysis of the major characters- The insight of the characters.

follows. John proctor, a farmer who is stern and hates hypocrisy. John is married to a women named Elizabeth. Although he is married, he has a hidden affair with a women named Abigail Williams. Eliza ... t capacity to gain an accurate and intuitive understanding of something, or insight as they call it.Elizabeth Proctor plays a very important role in The Crucible. She is a women of honesty who has gre ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on The Crucible by Arthur Miller

and anybody she wants. Abigail likes John and wants to be with him and tempts him to leave his wife Elizabeth Proctor. John cannot resist the temptation of Abigail Williams and commits the sin of adul ... rong and immoral.John's second internal conflict has to deal with adultery again. After John's wife Elizabeth Proctor finds out about Johns first encounter with Abigail Williams she does not have sex ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Analysis

fell in love with John but the feeling was not mutual. Because of this, Abigail wanted John's wife, Elizabeth Proctor to be hung for being a witch, so Abigail could be the only person John would love. ... be hung for being a witch, so Abigail could be the only person John would love. So, Abigail accused Elizabeth Proctor of being a witch so she could have John all to herself but, her plan had backfired ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crucible by Arthur Miller......Elizabeth Proctor vs. Abigail Williams

Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams are two important women in The Crucible. They are basically o ... e. They are basically opposite of each other, which makes their characters vital to the story. Both Elizabeth's and Abigail's roles in the story can be determined by comparing what each women represen ... rmined by comparing what each women represents, what motivates them, and what they cause in the end.Elizabeth Proctor represents the only thing good left in John Proctor's life. She is an honest women ...

(2 pages) 24067 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

ed by the plotline as innocent citizens are cruelly punished for "supernatural" sins. John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, and Reverend hale all gain insight throughout this story.John learns a lot about ... st farmer in the village of Salem when it is violently transformed into a slaughterhouse of saints. Elizabeth is very good to John, which causes him to think of her as near perfect. This fact causes h ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, is a play about vengeance and greed.

ought out everyone's inner greed, jealously and the revenge they yearn to seek.Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor are in constant conflict over John Proctor throughout the play. There is evidence ... Goody Proctor!"1 This shows hows there is some inner jealousy involving Abigail's feelings towards Elizabeth and her relationship with John. Abigail and Elizabeth are in this on-going conflict becaus ...

(3 pages) 63 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Issues of Good and Evil in The Crucible.

one time or another. Though the negative in this world can not be avoided, people such as John and Elizabeth Proctor give enough hope to the rest of us that all is not lost. Let their example of good ... ter woman, a lying, cold, sniveling woman, and I will not work for such a woman." Abigail speaks of Elizabeth Proctor, denying all her sins, and putting revenge on the woman that loves her husband so. ...

(7 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

From Sinner to Reconciler in Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"

st sign that begins to show John Proctor's frightening change is in his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth Proctor. Proctor has recently had a romantic liaison with his former servant, Abigail Will ... ld stand faithful to one's spouse. In light of this event, as it would be with any couple, John and Elizabeth begin to grow apart from each other. Proof of the occurrence of this affair and Elizabeth' ...

(8 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How has the director used film techniques to show representation of gender in the film "The Crucible"?

e. This is evident through the study of the characters John Proctor, Reverend Hale, Judge Danforth, Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams.The film is set in the mid 17th century in the Puritan societ ... fe at the time. John is master of his house and shows his power when he shouts the word "Woman!" at Elizabeth. The single word establishes that John's status is higher than that of Elizabeth and she m ...

(5 pages) 38 2 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

[ENGLISH]A good man/woman does not need to be perfect to leave his/ her mark on society. Discuss in relation to at least two characters in The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

ffects certain people have on their society. To display these things in characters such as John and Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams, Miller uses techniques such as contrast, imagery, other peop ... gail Williams left a negative impact on the society. Miller uses imagery such as in the scene where Elizabeth Proctor confronts Abigail, by writing: '..immediately, Abigail cried out her fingers, her ...

(3 pages) 27 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers