- 1 What can you conclude from the references made to Andover?
- 2 What happened in Andover Act 4?
- 3 What is John’s reasoning for deciding to confess?
- 4 Why is Proctor’s confession important to Danforth?
- 5 Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
- 6 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 7 What has happened to Abigail and Mercy?
- 8 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 9 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 10 What happens if you confess to witchcraft in The Crucible?
- 11 Why does Elizabeth blame herself for John’s predicament?
- 12 Why does Elizabeth ask John to forgive?
- 13 Why did Proctor not sign?
- 14 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
- 15 What happens in the crucible Act 4?
What can you conclude from the references made to Andover?
What can you conclude from the references made to Andover? Andover has been purged of all witches. The people of Andover are demanding new trials. There will be many more deaths in Andover.
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 is John’s reasoning for deciding to confess?
Three reasons John Proctor should confess: He wishes to save his life. John knows that if he confesses to witchcraft, he will only spend a short time in prison and not be hanged in front of Salem’s community. 2. John is a sinner and accepts the fact that he is already an immoral person with nothing to lose.
Why is Proctor’s confession important to Danforth?
Why is it important to Danforth and Parris that Proctor confess? His confession will convince people the court has been just. Proctor rips up his confession.
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.
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.
What has happened to Abigail and Mercy?
What has happened to Abigail and Mercy Lewis? They stole Parris’s money and ran away.
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 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 happens if you confess to witchcraft in The Crucible?
Historically, a confession was the single best way for the court to gain a conviction and an execution for charges of witchcraft. The irony is that none of the accused Salem witches who confessed were convicted or executed but all 19 people who refused to confess were found guilty and executed.
Why does Elizabeth blame herself for John’s predicament?
Elizabeth is telling John that she was never clear with her emotions with John. When Elizabeth talks to John, he is a condemned man. He will be hanged if he does not confess to witchcraft. Elizabeth blames herself for John’s predicament, to a certain extent.
Why does Elizabeth ask John to forgive?
What does Elizabeth ask John to forgive her for? Being suspicious and keeping a “cold house”.
Why did Proctor not sign?
John Proctor refuses to sign a confession that he served the devil by practicing witchcraft because it is a lie. He has lost everything–his home, his family, his community–but he refusesd to give up his good name.
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 happens in the crucible Act 4?
This act takes place in a jail cell in Salem. Marshal Herrick wakes up the occupants, Sarah Good and Tituba, to move them to a different cell. The two women speak of their plans to fly away to Barbados after the Devil comes for them and transforms them into bluebirds.