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Elizabeth lies about her reasons for firing Abigail to stop from hurting her husband. She know about the affair he had with Abigail.

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Because she wants to protect John

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Q: What does Elizabeth lie about her reason for firing Abigail?
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John tells Elizabeth that he was in a large group of people when he spoke to Abigail. Later he says to Elizabeth that Abigail and himself were alone, casting suspicion on him from Elizabeth.

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Why does a nice person lie for no reason?

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What does John Proctor say that Elizabeth never does?

tell a lie

Why does Elizabeth lie about John's affair?

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