• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The Crucible Diary 1

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

My Dearest Diary, 22 July 1692 Last evening, I committed one of the worst sins imaginable. It was a sin worse than murder, even worse than being a pagan. On the 21 July 1692, I committed adultery. To make matters worse, the man I committed adultery with was a married man! Although I know I should repent and do penance for my sin, I will not. This may sound strange, Diary, but I think I maybe in love with John Proctor. No! In fact, I know. I am in love with John Proctor, and he loves me. I know this because of last evening's events, and these events will forever change me. I have been working in the Proctor house for six months. John seemed to have taken a liking to me from the start. I know this from the look in his eyes when he looks at me. ...read more.

Middle

It was John. He bent down and began to breathe into my ear. I had never felt so tranquil. I felt safe in John's presence. I closed my eyes, hoping to hear the soothing voice of John's. John began to speak. He whispered in my ear, "Will you meet me in the barn this evening after dark? I need your help." Before I could even utter, "Yes," he had left. I was left excited and puzzled. I did not understand why John would ask me such a favor in a seductive manner, but I did not care. I started realizing I was right; John Proctor secretly desired me. Until it was dark, I spent my time grooming. I changed from my ratty work clothes into one of my Sunday dresses. It was a green satin dress. I brushed my hair and decided I was not going to wear my silly hair bonnet; instead, I would wear my hair down. ...read more.

Conclusion

I stood up, and ran to his side. I tried to speak, but John, instead, took me in his arms and began to kiss me. The evening began with a single kiss, and ended in me giving myself to John. I was extremely nervous. I had never been kiss, let alone give myself to a man; however, John talked and laughed with me throughout. John made me feel safe and secure. When I am with John, I feel loved. I have never felt loved in my life, not by anyone. I never thought I deserved to know love. John is the first person who has truly loved me. It felt right when I gave myself to John. It felt right because I feel a mutual love and respect between John and I. Diary, I must go to bed. I am tired, and as I continue to write, the candle continues to burn. The wax of the candle is dripping onto your pages. I will write again soon. For now, goodnight. Love, Abbey ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe essays

  1. Slavery - the diary entries of Kunta Kinte

    In the village there is no stealing as if one village member turns against you the whole village will resulting to you being kicked out also there would be no point in stealing as in the Jufureh village what's in your village is for everyone to share.

  2. Dear Diary,

    Oh well... night night. July 10th Dear Diary, The weirdest thing happened to me today. We were in Religious Education when the teacher asked me what religion I belonged to. I told her I was a devout Christian and she looked at me in like a way..

  1. Dear diary.... bullying.

    lowland was chatting to the class. When I walked in there was only one spare seat in the class and it was behind those girls. "Hello dearie", Lois mocked "Shame 'bout you innit?" "You what?" I asked "You don't know ...

  2. Eva Smith's Diary

    We've arranged to meet up on the 7th March. June 29th 1911 I've got a nice little room in Morgan Terrace, and Gerald's given me some money to live on. I was really grateful but didn't know how I could pay him back.

  1. The Barn Incident

    The fun of the game was gone. "Kitty! Stop! It's not safe!" I yelled. "It'll hold me. I'm lighter than you," she replied confidently. "Kitty!" But that never got finished. Because that was when the ladder let go. I cried out and Kitty screamed, "Larry! Help!" She was about where I had been when I felt that I had pushed my luck too far.

  2. The Diary Of Mrs Danvers

    I showed her Rebecca's night-dress, unwashed since the terrible night she died, and still carrying on it the scent of azaleas, that used to tell me when my lady had been before me in a room. I held my Rebecca's dressing gown to her, whilst she stood there, looking stricken, almost afraid, or sick.

  1. The Crucible - John and Elizabeth's relationship

    He is sad because he expected more from her. Later John asks Elizabeth: "I think you're sad again. Are you?" Elizabeth 'doesn't want friction', but she has to bring it up. These examples of stage directions show how cold John and Elizabeth are to each other in Act 2.

  2. Eva smiths diary

    I found out his name was Gerald croft and I told him about myself well myself as Daisy Renton not Eva Smith I'm not her anymore so about my past I was pretty vague he's the first

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work