- 1 Why is Reverend Parris worried in Act 4?
- 2 What does Parris say has happened in Andover in Act 4?
- 3 What is Parris most worried about and why?
- 4 What is Reverend Parris most concerned about?
- 5 What is Parris most worried about in Act 4?
- 6 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 7 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 8 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 9 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 10 Why is Reverend Parris so concerned about his reputation?
- 11 Why is Parris so upset on p 39?
- 12 Why is Abigail concerned about her reputation?
- 13 Who was the first to confess to witchcraft?
- 14 Why is Reverend Parris so paranoid?
Why is Reverend Parris worried in Act 4?
Overall, Reverend Parris is upset that Abigail stole his money and fled Salem and is also concerned about his safety during this chaotic, turbulent 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!
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 is Reverend Parris most concerned about?
Reverend Parris is most concerned with being highly regarded and treated well.
What is Parris most worried about in Act 4?
Parris reveals that he has received a death threat and fears for his life if they don’t postpone the executions. Hale enters the cell, saddened and exhausted, and says he hasn’t been able to get anyone to confess.
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 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 Parris so upset on p 39?
Why is Reverend Parris upset at the beginning of Act 1? He is upset because his daughter is lying on a bed unable to move and he does not know what is wrong with her.
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.
Who was the first to confess to witchcraft?
Tituba was the first person to be accused by Elizabeth Parris and Abigail Williams of witchcraft. It has been theorized that Tituba told the girls tales of voodoo and witchcraft prior to the accusations. She was also the first to confess to witchcraft in Salem Village in March 1692.
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.