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Important Quotations Explained 1 I look for John Proctor that took me from my sleep and put knowledge in my heart! I never knew what pretense Salem was, I never knew the lying lessons I was taught by all these Christian women and their covenanted men!
And now you bid me tear the light out of my eyes? I will not, I cannot!
You loved me, John Proctor, and whatever sin it is, you love me yet! Abigail Williams utters these words in an Act I conversation with John Proctor, clueing the audience in to her past affair with him.
For Proctor, we quickly realize, their relationship belongs to the past—while he may still be attracted to her, he is desperately trying to put the incident behind him. Abigail, on the other hand, has no such sense of closure, as this quote makes clear.
As she begs him to come back to her, her anger overflows, and we see the roots of what becomes her targeted, destructive romp through Salem.
First, there is her jealousy of Elizabeth Proctor and her fantasy that if she could only dispose of Elizabeth, John would be hers.The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a very well written account of the Salem Witch Trials and provides an incredible portrait of the complexities of the human soul.
The Writings of George M. Ella. During the s Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible was widely read in British, Continental European and American Schools, introducing Miller’s own particular Hollywood-style morals at the cost of Christian truths.
Here is an article originally published in the Spring of in Spectrum, a magazine for Christian teachers. Explanation of the famous quotes in The Crucible, including all important speeches, comments, quotations, and monologues.
Mahatma Gandhi In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness.
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