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Unformatted text preview: were in vain and instead were used to denounce the other. Another quite ironic scene is Hales attitude toward the trials. As a man who once helped gather accused individuals, Hale now begins to doubt the honesty of Abigail, the very source of these accusations. As the act comes to an end, Mary Warren demonstrates how twisted ones morality can become when one is left with no options. Her confession of the girls objectives and their false accusations reflected Marys guilt in the beginning of the act. However, near the end of the act where Abigail and the girls accuse her of witchcraft, the guilt has been transformed by fear into self-interest. This thus causes her to join the girls once again and convey the accusations onto Proctor....
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