The Crucible

Start: Why, you taught me goodness, ther

Abigail Williams

The Crucible

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Act Two, Scene Two Optional
Time & Place
The woods outside Salem, MA, late at night, 1692
Time Period
Show Type

Monologue Context

In this scene (which is an optional addition that some productions include, falling

Monologue Text

Start: Why, you taught me goodness, therefore you are good. It were a fire you walked me through, and all my ignorance was burned away.

End: You will be amazed to see me every day, a light of heaven in your house, a--. Why are you cold?

For full extended monologue, see:
Miller, Arthur. The Crucible, Penguin Books, 1988, pp 150.

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