Monday, October 31, 2016

The Crucible - The Power of Abigail Williams

The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, takes touchstone up during the witch trials in capital of Oregon, which was an disjunct village in Massachusetts. The troupe of capital of Oregon is a very(prenominal) patriarchal society where the custody have the source of the wo custody, and where the men run the church. The Puritans in Salem live in a theocratic society. In a theocratic society, the church has the former because all of the inhabitants live by the way of deity and call back they are His messengers. Rather than God being in power, its the worship of the devil that drives the society of Salem to follow the Christian theology very closely. Abigail Williams manipulates the residents of Salem in order to gain ascendancy over John varan and God, while the men easy lose their authority to wildness and Abigail. While the church consistently holds power in Salem, Abigail gains power over watch and empyreal Samuel Parris, who manipulates the authority of the church in hopes of placing himself in a high position.\nAbigail Williams uses her skills of finding John Proctors weaknesses and flaws to unmercifully manipulate him to her own reinforcement to gain authority. Abigail is skillful in a way that she is equal to act flirtatious towards Proctor, in hopes that hell give into her, therefore do it easier for her to manipulate him. Abigails first step to gaining power over Proctor was having an familiarity with him, which eventually take to her goal to take Elizabeths place. In Act One, Abigail is weeping as she grasps Proctor and says, I cannot quietude for aspirationin; I cannot dream only find you comin through virtually door (Miller 22). Abigail meaningfully tries to call in Proctor closer to him by telling how she wakes in the sum of the night to await his arrival. She doesnt dream of him but instead, prefers his presence during the meat of the night. By this, she is trying to draw Proctor into resuming their illicit affair to s how to others her authority. Proctor continues this confabulation ...

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