- 1 What are they saying about Andover?
- 2 What is the rumor about Andover?
- 3 Why is there discussion of what has happened in Andover?
- 4 What is the significance of Andover in the play?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 What happened at Andover?
- 7 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 8 What has recently happened in Andover that makes Paris so nervous?
- 9 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 10 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 11 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 12 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 13 Why does Elizabeth not beg John to confess?
- 14 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
- 15 What do we learn about Abby and mercy?
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 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!
Why is there discussion of what has happened in Andover?
Andover is a town similar to Salem which has recently experienced its own witchcraft hysteria. Overall, Reverend Parris, Danforth, and Hathorne discuss the events that transpired in Andover because they fear Salem’s citizens will eventually rebel and throw the court out.
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 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 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 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 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!
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”.
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.
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 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 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.
What do we learn about Abby and mercy?
1) Abigail and Mercy flee because Abigail can no longer have what she wants. 2) Both Abigail and Mercy are afraid of retribution that will come to Salem in the same way that it came to the town of Andover. 3) They are both afraid for their lives so they run away.