- 1 What is the significance of Andover in the play?
- 2 What has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
- 3 What happened in the nearby town of Andover that worries Parris?
- 4 What is the rumor about Andover?
- 5 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 6 Why does Elizabeth not beg John to confess?
- 7 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 8 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 9 What has Abigail and Mercy?
- 10 What does Elizabeth mean by he have his goodness now God forbid I take it from him?
- 11 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 12 Why is Parris afraid?
- 13 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 14 What happened in Andover Act 4?
- 15 What happens to John at the end of the play?
What is the significance of Andover in the play?
Andover is fairly significance in the last act of the drama. Andover is a neaby town that experienced the same situation with witchcraft accusations as Salem is.
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 happened in the nearby town of Andover that worries Parris?
What happened in Andover that’s making Parris anxious? People are being thrown out of court and riots are forming. What does Hale about the girls to Danforth in court? He asks to pardon them because they are innocent.
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.
Why does Elizabeth not beg John to confess?
Elizabeth does not beg John to confess because of what she refers to as “his goodness”. She sees that he refuses to be a hypocrite and a liar. He has denounced the witch trials as a farce and for him to now sign his name to a false declaration of guilt would be hypocritical.
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.
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 has Abigail and Mercy?
What has happened to Abigail and Mercy Lewis? They stole Parris’s money and ran away.
What does Elizabeth mean by he have his goodness now God forbid I take it from him?
He have his goodness now, God forbid I take it from him. What Elizabeth means is that her husband, John Proctor, has finally achieved redemption, and she will not take that away from him by asking him to confess to practicing witchcraft in order to save his life.
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 is Parris afraid?
In The Crucible, Reverend Parris fears that his congregation is out to get him. Mainly though, Parris is afraid that he will be implicated in the witchcraft accusations and scapegoating. After all, it is his daughter, Better, who is vexed. His slave from Barbados, Tituba, is implicated by his niece Abigail Williams.
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 happened in Andover Act 4?
The town of Andover, Massachusetts, was experiencing their own witch trials. The people of the town overthrew the courts and started a riot. Danforth is really pushing for John Proctor and Rebecca Nurse to confess to witchcraft so they won’t be hung, and he will look like the victor.
What happens to John at the end of the play?
Yes, John Proctor is hanged at the end of the play. In act 3, John Proctor travels to Salem with Mary Warren in an attempt to expose Abigail Williams as a liar and put an end to the unjust, corrupt witch trials. The play ends as John Proctor is led to the gallows, where he dies a martyr.