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At the beginning of Arthur Millers play The Crucible John Proctor one of the main characters is perceived by the reader to be a man of little integrity or conviction Ironically the play ends with this man being taken away to be hung because he refuses to lie in order to save his life Proctor accused of consorting with the Devil is given the chance to confess that he has been participating in witchcraft but refuses because he is innocent In The Crucible Proctor changes from a timid character held in bondage by his sin to a strong righteous man who will die for the truth This drastic change in his character is the basis of his significance to the outcome of the play The unyielding faith of Proctors wife the influence of the people who share his beliefs and his triumph over an inner struggle help him make a decision that he believes will finally set him free from his past When Johns wife Elizabeth discovers that he has been having an affair with their servant Abigail Williams she dismisses Abigail from her duties Elizabeth feels betrayed and is resentful but she continues to be faithful to John Their relationship is weakened by its brokenness but Elizabeth is determined to save it She wants John to forgive himself and make things right so that he can go on with his life John says to Elizabeth I see now your spirit twists around the single error of my life and I will never tear it free 62 Elizabeth responds by saying Youll tear it free--when you come to know that I will be your only wife or no wife at all Abigail has an arrow in you yet John Proctor and you know it well 62 Elizabeth is an honest woman and she displays her faith in John by challenging him to
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