The Crucible

Why does Danforth insist that Proctor sign the confession?

a) Proctor's children must be punished

b) The town must know that he has confessed

c) The Devil will win if Proctor does not sign.

d) Danforth needs to count signatures

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I would go with "B".

Danforth needs to validate his job and the suffering his court has inflicted on the town. Proctor's "confession" would give him the credibility he wants.