- 1 What happens in Andover in Act 4?
- 2 What is the significance of Andover in the play?
- 3 What has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
- 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 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 7 What are they saying about Andover?
- 8 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 9 Why does Elizabeth not beg John to confess?
- 10 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 11 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 12 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 13 Why does Elizabeth say of John he have his goodness now?
- 14 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 15 What happened in Andover during the Salem witch trials?
What happens 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 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 has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
Andover, a nearby town to Salem, has also been undergoing some witch trials. 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 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.
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 are they saying about Andover?
“I tell you what is said here, sir: Andover have thrown out the court, they say, and will have no part of witchcraft. There be a faction here, feeding on that news, and I tell you true, sir, I fear there will be a riot here.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 happened in Andover during the Salem witch trials?
During the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, Andover, like other area villages, found itself in the midst of the hysteria. On May 28, 1692, Martha Carrier, along with her sister and brother-in-law, Mary Toothaker and Roger Toothaker, and their 9-year-old daughter, Margaret, were arrested and charged with witchcraft.