By Harold Bloom
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- serious essays reflecting numerous faculties of criticism
- Notes at the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's existence, and an index
- An introductory essay by way of Harold Bloom.
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He turns away for a moment and then cries out about Abigail, “She thinks to dance with me on my wife’s grave! And well she might, for I thought of her softly. God help me, I lusted, and there is a promise in such sweat. But it is a whore’s vengeance, and you must see it; I set myself entirely in your hands. ” Proctor is noble enough to willingly accept blame for his own actions. He uses nearly the same language his wife used with him earlier in act 2. She had advised him to understand that a woman might see the act as meaning something more than a man might, that the woman might believe the man will change his life for her, even if this is not directly stated.
21. Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648–1706, ed. George Lincoln Burr (New York, 1914), pp. 404–405. Hale’s account was written in 1697; published in 1702 after his death. 22. , p. 415. SANTOSH K.
The like hath been in France, till 900 were put to Death, And in some other places the like; So that N. England is not the only place circumvented by the wiles of the wicked and wisely Serpent in this kind. . If there were an Error in the proceedings in other places, and in N. England, it must be in the principles proceeded upon 51 in prosecuting the suspected, or in the misapplication of the principles made use of. Now as to the case of Salem, I conceive it proceeded from some mistaken principles made use of; for the evincing whereof, I shall instance some principles made use of here, and in other Countrys also, which I find defended by learned Authors writing upon that Subject.