The Crucible Questions and Answers
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What are some questions and answers about Abigail Williams in The Crucible by Arthur Miller?

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It sounds to me like the question is asking for you to come up with questions of your own about Abigail Williams and then provide answers to those questions.  

One question that you could ask is "Who is Abigail Williams related to?"  She is the niece of Reverend Parris.  

"Which commandment could John Proctor not remember?  Why is this important to the overall plot of the play?"  John could not remember the commandment to not commit adultery.  It is important because he committed adultery with Abigail Williams.  

"What possible motive could Abigail have for accusing Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft?"  If Elizabeth is killed for being a witch, then John Proctor is a single man again, and Abigail is still in love with him. 

"Who did Abigail Williams work for before being fired?  Hint: Mary Warren now works for this family."  Abigail Williams worked for John and Elizabeth Proctor. 

"Did Abigail Williams stay to see John hanged?"  No, she escaped Salem and stole some money from Reverend Parris.  

"What does Abigail claim that Tituba made her drink?"  Abigail claims that Tituba made her drink blood.

"Does Abigail ever confess that the girls in the forest were not participating in witchcraft?"  Yes, she confesses to John Proctor that the girls were just having some fun and dancing.  

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