In the beginning of Act 2 there was a great feeling of detachment and
tension in the Proctor household. We see John trying to start a
conversation with Elizabeth and she only gives him short answers to
please him. Then the tide turns to her questioning him and he is the
one that becomes short with her because she is requesting that he go
to Salem and confess that Abigail is liar. To do that, though he must
confess his sin. During most of the scene they're not sure of each
other. She doesn't quite trust him, but she loves him. Proctor
believes himself to be an abomination in his own eyes and according to
his own high standards and especiall...
Thoughout the play, John Proctor and his wife Elizabeth had a very close relationship. John said that Elizabeth has never lied in her life. When brought into court in the 3rd act to be questioned about why she fired Abigail from her home, Elizabeth lied to protect John not knowing that he already confessed about being an adulter/sleeping with Abigail. Danforth now accuses John. He soiled his name in the town to try to bring Abigail down and hoped they would go down together, but becuase of Elizabeth's one lie, he was accused of witchcraft as well.
Many of the characters develop and change throughout the course of the play; “The Crucible”. The wills of innocent men and women are put to the test when they are accused of things they did not do. Two of the main characters, John and Elizabeth proctor, have their relationship put to the ultimate test as they learn to forgive each other and themselves. Although the main theme of the “The Crucible” is Witchcraft, this Act concentrates mainly on the relationship and struggles of John and Elizabeth.
Elizabeth and John Proctor are good people who are religious and believe that satin does not exist in there house even if it does in the rest of Salem as they try their best to be good Christians. John is a hard worker and has three children with his wife....