What decision does John Proctor make at the end of the play?
At the end of the play, when he is about to face death, John decides (initially) to lie—to confess to witchcraft and save his life.
What were John Proctor’s last words?
His last words were “more weight.” Proctor asks Elizabeth if she thinks that he should confess. He says that he does not hold out, like Rebecca and Martha, because of religious conviction.
What sin does Elizabeth confess to John?
John does not confess — for the charge is false — but he begs Elizabeth to forgive him for committing adultery with Abigail. Elizabeth then makes a confession of her own: she was suspicious of John and Abigail, but she did not confront him.
How does Elizabeth Proctor feel about John?
John and Elizabeth Proctor have a strained marriage as a result of John’s infidelity. In act two, John and Elizabeth are noticeably aloof and on edge. Elizabeth has not forgiven John for his past affair with Abigail Williams and is wary of him.