- 1 What happened in Andover with Parris so agitated?
- 2 What happened in Andover troubling to Danforth and Parris?
- 3 What happened at Andover?
- 4 Why is Reverend Parris anxious?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 What actions of Proctor’s are used against him?
- 7 What does Parris say has happened in Andover Act 4?
- 8 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 9 Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
- 10 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 11 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 12 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 13 What is Reverend Parris most afraid of?
- 14 What is Reverend Parris most worried about?
- 15 Why is Reverend Parris praying?
What happened in Andover with Parris so agitated?
The people rebelled against the concept that the courts were always right, and had their best interest in mind, so they stepped up and kicked them out of town. This would be disastrous for Parris –he has played such a huge role in the courts, that his job in the town, along with his reputation, would be ruined.
What happened in Andover troubling to Danforth and Parris?
The people in the nearby town of Andover, Massachusetts revolted against the court for the witch trials. The people in Andover, however, rebelled against the court. They felt that the accusations were false and that the court was a fraud. Judge Danforth fears that happening in Salem.
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.
Why is Reverend Parris anxious?
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.
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 actions of Proctor’s are used against him?
How is Giles’s deposition turned against him? Parris invalidates them by calling Proctor a bad Christian and telling the court how he doesn’t go to church and even works on Sunday, Sabbath day. Giles deposition is turned against him when he is unwilling to betray anyone else.
What does Parris say has happened in Andover 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.
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 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”.
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 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 is Reverend Parris most afraid of?
The major fear that Parris has is of losing his position in society and having people not respect him anymore. He is the minister for the town, which was a very important position in Puritan New England.
What is Reverend Parris most worried about?
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.
Why is Reverend Parris praying?
The minister is praying because his young daughter Betty seems to be sick; she cannot wake up, and she has been like this since the night before.