Elizabeth Proctor Quotes – January 2015 English Exam

“Spoke or silent, a promise is surely made. And she may dote on it now – I am sure she does – and thinks to kill me, then to take my place.” – See’s the enormous evil of Abigail’s plan- Proctor is blind
“Then go and tell her she’s a *****.” – Elizabeth’s anger and bitterness is finally voiced- Shows her contempt of Abigail
“She has an arrow in you yet, John Proctor, and you know it well!” – Affair has bound Proctor and Abby in a way only she understands- Trying to show Proctor how Abby is using him
“There be no mark of blame upon my life, Mr. Hale. I am a covenanted Christian woman.” – Knows she is good and honest- Proud of her faith and upstanding Christian practices
“It needs a cold wife to prompt lechery . . . It was a cold house I kept!” – See’s her fault in the past- Her distrust caused his unfaithfulness- Her apology
“He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him.” – She weeps for her husband and the life she has lost- Knows Proctor has found his peace and will not stop him

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