Each women has a strong motivation in the story; but there is no telling which is the strongest. So much so that she voluntarily left her home to be taken prisoner. One thing that they did have in common is that they are both striving to win or keep John’s heart.Her rationale behind this was that if she was honest, and her reputation was good for it, then she would become free again. She would rather tell a lie and be the center of attention than be blamed for something. Elizabeth’s part in this was to fire Abigail for having an affair with John.Both women’s characters are fundamentally opposite of each other.
And that is what she has come to represent, love and honesty.
While Elizabeth’s character is easy to figure out, Abigail Williams is a bit more complex. She doesn’t uphold anything that would constrict her or keep her from doing what she wants to do at high esteem.
Abigail’s part in this was to try to kill Elizabeth by blaming her for witchcraft.
Both women’s reputations were at hand, and they were prepared to fight for it. for which the colonies were fighting, Abigail wrote to John begging him to remember that women also needed to be given the ...
After Abigail's brief affair with John proctor, she cannot accept the fact that the relationship has ended.
She says, "I look for John Proctor that took me from my sleep and put knowledge in my heart...
Abby would rather lie her way to innocence than to take responsibility for her actions.
So that is what she has come to represent, the secret life of sin in Salem.
She is an honest women who would never lie to John, although he has lied to her.
While she is suspicious at times, she will never stop loving him.