- 1 What is the rumor about Andover who was there?
- 2 What is the significance of Andover in Act 4?
- 3 What has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
- 4 What happened in the nearby town of Andover that worries Parris?
- 5 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 6 Who said there is no rebellion in Andover?
- 7 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 8 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 9 Which character is most at peace with him or herself at the end of Act 4 in the crucible Act 4?
- 10 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 11 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 12 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 13 Why is Parris afraid?
What is the rumor about Andover who was there?
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.
What is the significance of Andover in Act 4?
To this end, Andover represents a form of hope or redemption in the time period. The demand for rebellion and change is something that citizens in Andover represent and something that demonstrates how, on some level, people are able to rise above the political fray and embrace that which is fundamentally good.
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 the nearby town of Andover that worries Parris?
What happened in Andover that’s making Parris anxious? People are being thrown out of court and riots are forming. What does Hale about the girls to Danforth in court? He asks to pardon them because they are innocent.
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 said there is no rebellion in Andover?
Danforth: There is no rebellion in Andover. I tell you what is said here, sir. (Stand) 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 riot here.
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.
Which character is most at peace with him or herself at the end of Act 4 in the crucible Act 4?
Proctor’s final recantation of his confession and his refusal to put his principles aside to save his life, we see the triumph of personal integrity in a world of moral uncertainty. You may have to rephrase your question John Proctor hangs at the end of Act IV. His wife refuses to “take his goodness” from him.
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 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”.
Why is Parris afraid?
In The Crucible, Reverend Parris fears that his congregation is out to get him. Mainly though, Parris is afraid that he will be implicated in the witchcraft accusations and scapegoating. After all, it is his daughter, Better, who is vexed. His slave from Barbados, Tituba, is implicated by his niece Abigail Williams.