What does John Proctor mean when he says vengeance is walking Salem?
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Similarly one may ask, what is walking Salem according to John Proctor?
Proctor remarks that "vengeance is walking Salem" and that "common vengeance writes the law". He is clearly stating that there is no prima facie evidence of witchcraft, but that certain individuals are using the accusation out of spite or to take revenge against others.
Likewise, what does Proctor mean when he says we are only what we always were? She's scared of Abigail and says she would kill her if she said something and she didn't want things to turn on her where she's accused of being a witch. "We are only what we always were, but naked now". What does this mean? It means that people true-selfs are coming out and people are being exposed.
Hereof, is the accuser always holy now were they born this morning as clean as God's fingers I'll tell you what's walking Salem vengeance is walking Salem John Proctor?
I'll tell you what's walking Salem-vengeance is walking Salem. We are what we always were in Salem, but now the little crazy children are jangling the keys of the kingdom, and common vengeance writes the law! This warrant's vengeance!
What will happen to Proctor if he tries to discredit Abby?
If she is accused of being a witch, she cannot believe in witches. On this basis of this evidence, Cheever determined witchcraft was possible and took Elizabeth to jail. What will happen to Proctor if he tries to discredit Abby? She will tell them they had an affair, she will discredit his name by calling him a lecher.