In The Crucible, how does the relationship between John and Elizabeth Proctor change throughout the course of the story?

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In Act Two, the audience witnesses the stressful atmosphere surrounding Elizabeth and John's marriage. Elizabeth is a rather callous, unforgiving character in Act Two, and John resents her cruel attitude. Elizabeth has clearly not forgiven or forgotten about John's infidelity, and John is upset with his wife's cold demeanor. John's affair has caused a deep rift between them, which is evident in the way they interact. After Elizabeth is accused of witchcraft and arrested, John feels directly responsible for her imprisonment, given the fact that Abigail is driven to defeat Elizabeth. In Act Three, Proctor chooses to tarnish his good name and reputation in order to expose Abigail's true personality. However, Elizabeth demonstrates her love for John by attempting to protect his reputation by lying to the court officials, which ironically incriminates him.

In Act Four, Elizabeth visits John Proctor in prison. The two characters seem to have reconciled their differences and Elizabeth is viewed...

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