John Proctor criticises her four times in the opening of the act. The Crucible presents one of the main characters John Proctor, a tragic hero, one who believes in honor and integrity, but with one flaw. In the final act, Act four, Elizabeth is brought to confront John to persuade him to confess and thereby save his life.
Nevertheless, she has a strong influence over the course of events. He is a sensible, honest, and hardworking man who made the mistake of succumbing to lust which sets off a chain of events that leads to the witch trials, and to his own demise.
The Crucible is a four-act dramatic play production that was first performed on January 22, In The Crucible, we follow the adulterous and turbulent relationship between Abigail Williams and John Proctor, and watch it change and develop throughout the play, from Abigail trying to reinstate the affair in Act 1, to John Proctor confessing and therefore destroying it at the end of the play.
It needs a cold wife to prompt lechery.
With impeccable morals and ethics, Elizabeth Proctor attempts to stay adamant with her traits despite the hysteria that provided a challenge.