Betty joins them in naming witches, and the group is thrown into an uproar.
This dispute centers on cash and land deeds, and it indicates that deep fault lines run via the Salem network.
because the men argue, Reverend Hale arrives and examines Betty, at the same time as Proctor departs.
Abigail still dreams Proctor, but he fends her off and tells her to stop her foolishness with the ladies. a great deal of the crowd rushes upstairs and gathers in her bedroom, arguing over whether she is bewitched.
A separate argument among Proctor, Parris, the argumentative Giles Corey, and the rich Thomas Putnam soon ensues.