How does the injustice of the trails affect proctor in the book "the crucible?"?

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    The main reason why Proctor can't stand this injustice is because Abigail is behind it all, and he knows she as lying; she told him herself. He is also affected in the sense that he knows innocent people will die because of a few girls words, as he said in the play, something like, "You are raising up a whore over God" (I know that's not a direct quotation but it's something like that). Aside from those two reasons, Proctor is hurt by Abigail's accusations as he knows what her motivation is; to kill Elizabeth and get to him. Hope I helped

    Source(s): Doing the same play in English at the moment.
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