He is hanged.
Wife of John Proctor
She discovered an affair going on between her husband and Abigail Williams and turned Abigail out of her house.
She is Abigail's main target but is saved from hanging because of her pregnancy.
She feels responsible for driving her husband to infidelity.
Servant to the Parris household
She is a native of Barbados.
She is enlisted by Ruth Putnam and Abigail to cast spells and create charms.
When Abigail turns on her to save herself from punishment, Tituba confesses to all and saves herself.
Pastor of the church in Salem
He is the father of Betty and the uncle of Abigail Williams.
He believes that he is being persecuted and that the townspeople do not respect his position as a man of God.
He seems to feel particularly strongly that the girls are honest.
He is sensitive to the presence of the devil and reacts explosively to whatever evidence is presented.
Betty Parris- Daughter of the Reverend, cousin to Abigail Williams. She is a weak girl who goes along with her cousin as soon as she is threatened.
Susanna Walcott-One of the girls. She is initially sent between Parris and Dr. Griggs to determine the cause of Betty's ailment. She is easily guided by Abigail.
Mercy Lewis- Servant to the Putnam household. She is a merciless girl who seems to delight in the girls' activities.
Mary Warren-Servant to the Proctor household. Abigail uses her to effectively accuse Elizabeth. John Proctor takes Mary to the court to confess that the girls are only pretending. She is not strong enough to fight Abigail and as soon as Abigail leads the other girls against her, Mary caves and runs back to her side by accusing Proctor himself.
Drama Basics (cont’d)
Drama is probably the most difficult form of writing.
A play is not finished in the same way that a poem or novel is because after it is written, it still needs to be brought to life on a stage.