- 1 What is the significance of Andover in Act 4?
- 2 What happened at Andover?
- 3 What has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
- 4 What is the rumor about Andover?
- 5 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 6 Which character is most at peace with him or herself at the end of Act 4 in the crucible Act 4?
- 7 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 8 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 9 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 10 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 11 What does Parris say has happened in Andover in Act 4?
- 12 Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
- 13 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 14 What is ironic about Danforth’s reasoning behind refusing to pardon the remaining accused people or postpone their hearings?
- 15 Who said there is no rebellion in Andover?
What is the significance of Andover in Act 4?
To this end, Andover represents a form of hope or redemption in the time period. The demand for rebellion and change is something that citizens in Andover represent and something that demonstrates how, on some level, people are able to rise above the political fray and embrace that which is fundamentally good.
What happened at Andover?
During the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, Andover, like other area villages, found itself in the midst of the hysteria. In fact, more people from Andover were accused and arrested for witchcraft than from any other town in New England.
What has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
Andover, a nearby town to Salem, has also been undergoing some witch trials. He is worried that the people of Salem, upset that their loved ones are in jail and that farms are going to waste, will hear the new that Andover rebelled against the courts, and get ideas into their heads that they should do the same.
What is the rumor about Andover?
There is no rebellion in Andover! The rumor says that Andover has thrown out the court and will have no part in witchcraft!
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.
Which character is most at peace with him or herself at the end of Act 4 in the crucible Act 4?
Proctor’s final recantation of his confession and his refusal to put his principles aside to save his life, we see the triumph of personal integrity in a world of moral uncertainty. You may have to rephrase your question John Proctor hangs at the end of Act IV. His wife refuses to “take his goodness” from him.
What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
Abigail steals money from Parris; she and Mercy flee town. They get away by lying to their guardians and saying they’re spending the night at each other’s houses. At the beginning of act 4, Reverend Parris laments to Deputy Governor Danforth about Abigail and Mercy Lewis’s disappearance.
Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
Everyone leaves the room to allow Elizabeth and Proctor privacy. Elizabeth tells Proctor that almost one hundred people have confessed to witchcraft. She relates that Giles was killed by being pressed to death by large stones, though he never pleaded guilty or not guilty to the charges against him.
Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
According to English law, Giles was ruled as “standing mute” because he would not be tried by “God and my country.” The Court of Oyer and Terminer strictly adhered to the requirement that a defendant “put himself on the country”.
What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
The Crucible Act IV – Open Book Quiz! 1. What time of day does Act 4 open? Act 4 opens at night time.
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!
Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
MINISTRY: Nurses opposed Putnam’s choice for minister. WITCHCRAFT: Rebecca and her husband are well respected in the community, but were accused by Putnam’s wife and daughter. 31.
Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
Marshal Herrick’s drinking indicates that he feels guilty and ashamed for being involved in the witch trials. By giving her a drink of hard cider, Herrick is showing Sarah compassion, which stems from his feelings of guilt and shame.
What is ironic about Danforth’s reasoning behind refusing to pardon the remaining accused people or postpone their hearings?
Danforth replies that he cannot pardon the prisoners because twelve people have already been hanged for the same charge and it would not be just. Danforth explains that the villagers expect to see the prisoners hanged tomorrow and if he postpones or cancels their executions, he will cast doubt on the court.
Who said there is no rebellion in Andover?
Danforth: There is no rebellion in Andover. I tell you what is said here, sir. (Stand) Andover have thrown out the court, they say, and will have no part of witchcraft. There be a faction here feeding on that news, and I tell you true sir, I fear there will be riot here.