John proctor confesses because he wants to save his wife from being accused of witchcraft. This is difficult for the crime of adultery is a great offense. He thinks Danforth will believe him because his wife is a good woman.
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feels distrusted because he has a marriage with someone else
In the last act of the play, John Proctor is facing death by hanging for the crime of witchcraft. When he initially confesses, it is to save his life so that he will be there for his children.
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not sure but i think it’s the snug nest