Book Guides Who are The Crucible characters? What do they do and when do they show up in the play? Find out in this overview of the characters in Arthur Miller's The Crucible. For each of these characters, you'll get an overview of their relationships with other characters in the play, a short description of their personality, and a rundown of the actions they take throughout the play. This primacy is helped by the fact that he has relationships with many of the other characters in the play: Proctor is husband to Elizabeth Proctor, former adulterous lover of Abigail Williams, employer of Mary Warren, friend of Giles Corey and Francis Nurse and by extension their wivesand not a fan though not precisely an enemy of Reverend Parris. Act 1: We find out that Proctor had an affair with Abigail that he says he no longer wishes to continue. Proctor is skeptical of witchcraft and of Parris's claims of persecution and leaves shortly after Reverend Hale arrives at the Parris household.
Although the fact that she was individual of the main accusers during the Salem Witch Trials, not much is known about Abigail Williams before before even after the trials ended. Can you repeat that? historians do know is that Abigail Williams was born on July 12, It is not known why Abigail was living with the Parris ancestor but many historians assume her parents had died. According to the charge A Modest Enquiry Into the Character of Witchcraft by local minister, Cleric John Haleon one of these occasions the girls became terrified when they saw the shape of a sarcophagus in the glass. Shortly after the incident, in January ofBetty Parris after that Abigail Williams began behaving strangely, having fits, screaming out in pain after that complaining that invisible spirits were appropriation them.