Tituba does not want to name others as witches. When she does so, it is because she sees no other way to save herself. Tituba tells them she does not work with the Devil, but they do not believe her. Unless she confesses, she will die.
Tituba: I have no power on this child, sir.
Hale: You most certainly do, and you will free her from it now! When did you compact with the Devil?
Tituba: I don’t compact with no Devil!
Parris: You will confess yourself or I will take you out and whip you to your death, Tituba!
Putnam: This woman must be hanged! She must be taken and hanged!
Tituba, terrified, falls to her knees: No, no, don’t hang Tituba! I tell him I don’t desire to work for him, sir.
She realizes denying seeing the Devil does her no good, so she says she saw him with others. When they ask who she saw, her first response is "I don’t know, sir, but the Devil got him numerous witches." They keep pressing her and ask her leading questions. This means they basically give her the answers,...
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