"Danforth: (turning worriedly to Abigail) This also shows the audience that john has a better chance of winning, and most will suspect that the happy ending of the play will be in the courtroom.
The tension then builds up even more when the girl's pretend Mary's spirit is attacking them, the fast pace also helps to build up the tension.
The stage direction helps to show how angry Mary is when the girls are repeating on she is saying.
The hatred he feels is towards the judges for making him give the confession and also towards himself for giving into it.
Proctor refuses to let them have his signed confession because it’s his name and his name is his pride. He knows if his confession is nailed to the door he will be branded a liar, a witch and he will never be able to change it.
Then the tension builds up even more as the men accuse Mary of making the news up (that the girls were telling lies) because of proctor.
Then the stage directions show that Proctor is angry at the accusations.
Elizabeth feels she has to be strong for both of them and will not let her weakness or sorrow show ‘catches a weakening in herself and drowns it…
not let herself be drowned in the sea that threatens her’.
The audience can hear Hathorne, Martha Corey, Danforth and Giles.
The tension rises as you Many things are mentioned like the poppet and the dancing in the woods, this part of the scene is just talking fairly calm untilâ€¦ Mary is unable to faint on demand.