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In Arthur Miller's Crucible, eight women from Salem face a problem. The eight girls were in trouble due to their uncle, Parris, who was a minister, saw them dancing from the forests unaware of who was keeping an eye on them. Uncle Parris believes that the girls' dancing is the reason behind one of the most adorable women, Betty, sickness. Betty was believed to be in a coma shortly after the girls' dancing in the forests. When the girls were questioned about the reason they were dancing at the forests, selfishly, they blamed anyone they thought of and hated and accused them of making them drink cow bloodstream (Act 1; Page 19) and then sending their spirits at them(The Mary Warren incident from Act 3; Page 114 -- 115). The Salem Witch Trials was caused by people selfishly blaming others for their own conflicts. A good example of this selfishness is when among the women, Abigail, influenced the girls to pretend to be bewitched. Abigail said: "Now look you. All of you. We danced. And Tituba conjured Ruth Putnam's lifeless sisters. And that is all. And mark this. Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, on the other items, and I'll come to you at the black of some dreadful night and I will bring a pointy reckoning which will shudder you" (Act 1; Page 20). Abigail reported this when her uncle began becoming very suspicious about her and the girls' dancing in the woods. Considering that the women knew this would become real if they did not hear, they covered all of Abigail's mistakes and pretended to bewitched. In addition, in addition to that which happened, the women lied in court about Mary Warren (Act 3; Page 114 -- 115). This is a kind of lying since they lied by "bogus" acting around Mary Warren restraining their spirits by copying everything that Mary said. This.