- 1 What has recently happened in Andover that makes Paris so nervous?
- 2 What happened in Andover that has the magistrates worried?
- 3 What is the significance of Andover in the play?
- 4 What is the rumor about Andover?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 7 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 8 What does Abigail do at the end of the play?
- 9 What happened at Andover?
- 10 Why does Elizabeth not beg John to confess?
- 11 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
- 12 How has Elizabeth changed since we first met her?
- 13 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 14 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 15 Who has secretly left town after reportedly stealing money?
What has recently happened in Andover that makes Paris so nervous?
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 happened in Andover that has the magistrates worried?
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 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 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 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.
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 does Abigail do at the end of the play?
What does Abigail do at the end of the play? She kills herself. She flees Salem, after robbing her uncle.
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 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.
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.
How has Elizabeth changed since we first met her?
How has Elizabeth changed since we first met her? Elizabeth has changed because she is much stronger. Her love for John is strengthened, too. She recognizes her coldness before and regrets her bitterness and the part it played in all of this.
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.
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 has secretly left town after reportedly stealing money?
What did Abigail do? Abigail stole money from Parris and disappeared, reportedly left on a ship. You just studied 42 terms!