Abigail Williams.docx - Krupit 1 Jaedyn Krupit Carla Jimenez American Literature October 8 2018 Abigail Williams Abigail Williams is the antagonist in

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Krupit 1 Jaedyn Krupit Carla Jimenez American Literature October 8, 2018 Abigail Williams Abigail Williams is the antagonist in the Crucible. Abigail will do anything to protect herself and be with John. When facing fearful circumstances, Abigail's motives, Reputation, and consequences of her actions will affect people negatively. Abigail's motives when challenged by fear is to be with John at all costs. For example, "Abigail were stabbed tonight; a needle were found stuck into her belly" (2.377). This quote tells us that Abigail stuck herself with a needle in order to frame Elizabeth. Abigail saw Marry making a poppet for Elizabeth in the courthouse. She noticed that Marry put the needle in the poppet for safe keeping. Knowing that the poppet was going to be given to Elizabeth, Abigail stabbed herself to make it look like Elizabeth did it. Abigail thought that this would get Elizabeth out of the way, so she can finally be with John. Also, Abigail motivated the girls to lie along with herself by threatening to kill them. For instance, "Let either of you breathe a word, or edge of a
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