What are three examples of when Abigail lied in The Crucible?  

Abigail Williams lies when she falsely accuses Tituba of working for the devil along with Sarah Good, Goody Osburn, and Bridget Bishop. Abigail also lies when she falsely accuses Elizabeth Proctor of attempted murder and denies having an affair with John.

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At the beginning of the play, Abigail lies to her uncle when he asks what she was doing in the woods with the girls. Abigail lies by saying, "We did dance, uncle, and when you leaped out of the bush so suddenly, Betty was frightened and then she fainted. And there is the whole of it." Abigail did much more than dance in the woods with several of her friends. The girls hoped that Tituba could conjure spirits and Abigail tried to put a deadly charm on Elizabeth Proctor by drinking chicken blood. Abigail then tells a second lie by saying, "But we never conjured spirits." This is untrue because Ruth Putnam was sent by her mother to see if Tituba could contact the spirits of her seven deceased siblings.

Reverend Parris then asks his niece if there is any other reason why Elizabeth Proctor let her go. Abigail tells another lie by saying that Elizabeth let her go because she would not work like a slave. According to Abigail, Elizabeth is a cold, sniveling woman, who is spreading false rumors...

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