- 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 has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 6 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 7 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 8 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 9 Why is Andover important?
- 10 What does Parris say has happened in Andover in Act 4?
- 11 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 12 Why does Parris suggest the hanging be postponed?
- 13 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 14 Who said there is no rebellion in Andover?
- 15 Why did Hale go to 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 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.
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 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 is Andover important?
The people in the nearby town of Andover, Massachusetts revolted against the court for the witch trials. Just like in Salem, people were falsely accused of witchcraft and were imprisoned. The people in Andover, however, rebelled against the court.
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!
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.
Why does Parris suggest the hanging be postponed?
Why does Parris suggest the hanging be postponed? He doesn’t want innocent people to die. Give the accused witches time to confess. Why does Danforth want Proctor to see Elizabeth?
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.
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.
Why did Hale go to Andover?
Reverend Hale had been to Andover and witnessed the dissatisfaction of the court by the people who found the accusations of the “witches” there unfounded and unjust. Reverend Hale has seen the errors of his ways.