- 1 What happened in Andover How are Andover and Salem different?
- 2 How do the events in the nearby town of Andover differ from Salem?
- 3 What is the significance of Andover in the play?
- 4 What happened in Andover and what does Andover have to do with the trials in Salem?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 Why does Elizabeth say of John he have his goodness now?
- 7 Why does Elizabeth think Abigail wants to kill her?
- 8 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 9 Why does Elizabeth ask John for forgiveness?
- 10 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 11 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
- 12 Why does Elizabeth not beg John to confess?
- 13 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 14 What does Andover have to do with Salem?
- 15 Who is trying to get the accused to confess at the start of Act 4?
What happened in Andover How are Andover and Salem different?
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. Judge Danforth fears that happening in Salem.
How do the events in the nearby town of Andover differ from Salem?
How does Andover differ from Salem? chaos; They have already over thrown the courts and stopped proceedings. How do the proposed hangings of Rebecca Nurse and John Proctor differ from past executions? The crowds are happy to see the first group die, but not the 2nd because they are believed to be innocent.
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 happened in Andover and what does Andover have to do with the trials in Salem?
What does the news of what is happening in Andover have to do with the trials in Salem? The people overthrew the court and Salem is scared the same will happen.
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.
Why does Elizabeth say of John he have his goodness now?
He have his goodness now, God forbid I take it from him. What Elizabeth means is that her husband, John Proctor, has finally achieved redemption, and she will not take that away from him by asking him to confess to practicing witchcraft in order to save his life. He did not engage in any practices of witchcraft.
Why does Elizabeth think Abigail wants to kill her?
Why does Elizabeth think Abigail wants to kill her? Elizabeth knows of John’s affair with Abby. She believes that Abby wants to take her place as John’s wife. Hail came out to question all accused persons for himself so that he would have some knowledge of the people before they appeared in court or Jail.
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 does Elizabeth ask John for forgiveness?
What does Elizabeth ask John to forgive her for? Being suspicious and keeping a “cold house”.
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 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.
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.
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.
What does Andover have to do with Salem?
The first recorded town meeting was held in 1656 in the home of settler John Osgood. 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.
Who is trying to get the accused to confess at the start of Act 4?
The one prisoner who he hasn’t talked to is John Proctor. The officials decide that they will bring in Elizabeth Proctor to speak with him and convince him to confess.