- 1 Why is Parris concerned about the events taking place in Andover?
- 2 What is Reverend Parris most concerned about?
- 3 What is Parris most worried about and why?
- 4 What does Parris fear about the response in Andover?
- 5 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
- 6 What does Parris say has happened in Andover in Act 4?
- 7 Why is Reverend Parris so concerned about his reputation?
- 8 Why is Abigail concerned about her reputation?
- 9 Why is Reverend Parris so paranoid?
- 10 What is Parris main concern?
- 11 Why is Reverend Parris praying?
- 12 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 13 What changes do we see in Reverend Parris?
- 14 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
Why is Parris concerned about the events taking place in Andover?
Why is Parris so concerned about the events that are rumored to be taking place in Andover? He worries that the examinations in Andover will be put to a stop. He fears that distrust in the trials will spread to Salem and cause a riot. He wants to avoid repercussions if the trials are proven to be fraudulent.
What is Reverend Parris most concerned about?
Reverend Parris is most concerned with being highly regarded and treated well.
What is Parris most worried about and why?
Reverend Parris is most concerned about his reputation. Audiences are very aware of this concern of his early in the play. His daughter, Betty, is sick on the bed, and nobody knows what is wrong with her. His number one concern should be Betty, but instead it is his image and reputation among the people of Salem.
What does Parris fear about the response in Andover?
What does Parris fear about the response of the people in Andover? He asks Danforth to postpone the hangings. Parris is motivated by fear for his own life. pardons any, it would cast doubt on those that have already hanged.
Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
We learn via Cheever that Abigail has charged Elizabeth Proctor as a witch (Act 2, p. 69). It turns out that while at dinner at the Parris house, Abigail fell to the floor, writhing in pain, and a needle was pulled out of her by Parris; Abigail then “testify it were your wife’s familiar spirit pushed it in” (Act 3, p.
What does Parris say has happened in Andover in Act 4?
What happened in Andover that’s making Parris anxious? People are being thrown out of court and riots are forming. You just studied 42 terms!
Why is Reverend Parris so concerned about his reputation?
Why is Parris so worried about the evidence of witchcraft being discovered in his own house? Parris wants to remain minister and fears any evidence that may harm his reputation. He sees that Parris is more concerned with keeping his position as minister than with practicing his true religion and devotion to God.
Why is Abigail concerned about her reputation?
Abigail is revealed as strong -willed and independent. She has been dancing – and practicing magic – in the woods, and she is not ashamed of it. She knows, however, that Salem would condemn her if they knew the truth, and works to protect her reputation. Abigail is clearly a leader of the girls of Salem.
Why is Reverend Parris so paranoid?
Reverend Parris was terrified by the events in Salem because the situation threatened his position as a minister in the community. Reverend Parris was suspicious of his congregation, and he believed they were out to oust him.
What is Parris main concern?
Parris ‘ primary concern for Abigail’s reputation is how insinuations about her will impact him. Rather, his concern for Abigail’s reputation is how it will impact him. At the point where he speaks with Abigail, Parris is concerned with how others are going to perceive him in Salem.
Why is Reverend Parris praying?
The minister is praying because his young daughter Betty seems to be sick; she cannot wake up, and she has been like this since the night before.
What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
The sin that she represented the most is envy. On page 24, Abigail says, “Oh, I marvel how such a strong man may let such a sickly wife be-”. In this quote, Abigail is showing her envy towards Elizabeth Proctor. Lust is the craving for sexual pleasures.
What changes do we see in Reverend Parris?
Terms in this set (16) What changes do we see in Reverend Parris? Reverend Parris now feels guilty about all the accusing and deaths. What has happened in Andover, and why might these events worry Deputy Governor Danforth? Why might Danforth and Hathorne refuse to postpone the deaths?
What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
In Act 4 it’s revealed that Abigail has run away and stolen money from her uncle (and so her reputation takes a hit in her absence), but since she is no longer in Salem, it doesn’t really matter for her. Abigail breaks into her uncle’s lockbox, steals all his money, and leaves Salem with Mercy Lewis.