18 November ,2013
In the play , The Crucible there are many characters. Elizabeth Proctor is my favorite character of the whole story. She is a mother and wife a very good one too. Elizabeth is not really happy considering her husband John Proctor was having an affair with another women named Abigail. She has done a lot for her family and her husband. Elizabeth keeps everything in so no one sees how she really feels or what’s going on in her life. She’s a very calm person. Elizabeth is an extremely forgiving person, she forgave her husband after he committed adultery. Very big mistake she made.
Elizabeth sacrifices a lot as a mother and wife to keep everyone happy even though she really isn’t happy herself. As said in the story about her husband “He gets up goes to her kisses her she receives it with a certain disappointment” (Act two , line thirty two) That quote states that Elizabeth seems like she knows something or is upset at Proctor. As she kisses him with disappoint. She was more suspicious on why John was late for dinner as he tells her that he is striving to make her happy. As Elizabeth starts questioning Proctor “There is a pause. She is watching him from the table as he stands there absorbing the night. It is as though she would speak but cannot. Instead, now she takes up plate and glass and fork and goes with them to the basin. A sense of their separation rises” (Act two Line fifty three) Elizabeth is watching Proctor in complete silence, thinking of what he could have been doing. Elizabeth insists proctor must say that Abigail is a fake but he hesitates and tells her that they were alone and Elizabeth becomes upset. Elizabeth is contemplating whether or not Proctor is being dishonest.
After what she found out about Proctor and Abigail being alone she still stays calm. As the narrator says “She doesn’t want Friction, and yet she must” (Act two line sixty) Elizabeth really doesn’t...