What caused john proctor to have an affair?
Because his wife had just gave labor and she wouldn't want to have sexual interference with John
John Proctor conflicts with society because he does not believe that the children are "witched". John Proctor conflicts with his wife because he wants to forget the affair with Abigail but Elizabeth seems to hang on to the hurt the affair caused. John Proctor conflicts with Reverend Hale because Hale does not see the trials as false in time to save Elizabeth. John Proctor conflicts with Danforth in that Danforth will not let the trials…
No, in real life Abigail Williams was only ten or eleven when she first started accusing people of witchcraft, and John Proctor was about sixty, so it seems slightly unbelievable that she and John had an affair. No where in history can you find that Abigail Williams and John Proctor had an affair. The idea that she committed adultery mainly comes from the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller.