Essay title: The Crucible
'It is a weighty name; it will strike the village that Procter confess'This shows that the people of Salem see him as a good citizen, however he is independent he has a strong opinion about Parris the minister, which he demonstrates many times:'I have trouble enough without I come five mile to hear him preach only hellfire and bloody damnation' 'Can you speak one minute before we land in hell again I am sick of hell'Procter is also very honest, speaking the truth no matter what.'your father had a habit of willing land that never belonged to him, if I may say it plain 'Although Procter is seen as a good man he is racked with guilt after being lecherous with his wife's servant, Abigail .He is very remorseful and wishes to do right by his wife from now on although he is still tempted.'Abigail I may think of you softly from time to time.
But I will cut off my hand before I reach for you again. Wipe it out of mind. We never touched Abby.'His emotional scene with Elizabeth shows how he tries to do the best by her but fails:'I'll not have your suspicion any more' Elizabeth: 'then let you earn it'Miller believes that society is never an excuse for our failings, and that we are responsible for ourselves, and Procter.