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Both Elizabeth Proctor and Linda Loman share a devotion to their husbands that leaves them unfulfilled Each of them surrenders their own happiness for the well-being of their husbands Likewise the two women blame themselves for all the hurtful things their husbands do to them Elizabeth and Linda have become so accustomed to the mental abuse freely dished out by their husbands that they have come to consider it acceptable behavior and rationalize it by telling themselves they arent worthy of good treatment This fidelity rids each woman of her will Linda and Elizabeths husbands have no respect for either of them When Bill and Happy are explaining their latest money-making idea to Willy he snaps at Linda when she makes harmless comments He says to her Stop interrupting 64 Will you let me talk 64 and Will you let me finish woman 67 A few minutes later when the boys offend Willy Linda is still pleasant with him and pleads with the boys to make him happy From this it is apparent that Linda has become so desensitized by Willys comments over the years that they have become almost common nature to her While Willy has no respect for Lindas thoughts and ideas Proctor feels the same way about Elizabeths actions As soon as Proctor comes home from Reverend Parris house he begins criticizing Elizabeths homemaking He takes it upon himself to re-season Elizabeths rabbit tells her she should put flowers in the house and scolds Elizabeth for not having cider set out on the table To this Elizabeth responds by saying With a sense of reprimanding herself for having forgot Aye She gets up and pours a glass for him 937 It is evident from this quotation the pressure John puts upon Elizabeth to be perfect With that constant critical eye bearing down on Elizabeth her anxiety will make it impossible for her to be happy The two wives in each
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