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What happens to Elizabeth at the end of the Crucible?

At the end of the play, Elizabeth has used her time in jail to contemplate the way she's lived her life, and she confesses to John that she did keep a cold home. She is one of just a handful of characters who seem to have grown from the experience of what happened in Salem.

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Simply so, what happened to Elizabeth in the crucible?

Elizabeth Proctor (née Bassett; 1650 – after 1703) was convicted of witchcraft in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. She was the wife of John Proctor, who was also convicted and executed. Her execution sentence was postponed because she was pregnant.

Secondly, does Elizabeth die in the crucible? John Proctor married his second wife, Elizabeth Thorndike, in 1662. They had seven children, born 1663 to 1672. Three or four of the seven were still living in 1692. Elizabeth Thorndike Proctor died shortly after the birth of their last, Thorndike, who was among the accused in the Salem witch trials.

Moreover, what happens at the end of the Crucible?

The Crucible ends with John Proctor marching off to a martyr's death. By refusing to lie and confess to witchcraft, he sacrifices his life in the name of truth. At the end of the play, Proctor has in some way regained his goodness.

What happens to Elizabeth at the end of Act 2?

Elizabeth loses all faith in her husband upon hearing that he and Abigail were alone together. Proctor instructs Mary to go to bed, but she demands that he stop ordering her around. Elizabeth, meanwhile, is convinced that it was Abigail who accused her of witchcraft, in order to take her place in John's bed.

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