What is the commandment that John Proctor forgets, and what is notable about it?
Adultery; it is the sin he has committed by engaging in sexual acts with Abigail. Elizabeth gently reminds him of it, which is ironic because he committed adultery against her.
How would you characterize the relationship between John Proctor and Elizabeth Proctor at the beginning of the act?
Reread the following section:
PROCTOR: If the crop is good I’ll buy George Jacob’s heifer. How would that please you?
ELIZABETH: Aye, it would.
PROCTOR, with a grin: I mean to please you, Elizabeth
ELIZABETH: -it is hard to say: I know it, John.
He gets up, goes to her, kisses her. She receives it....
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