- 1 What is happening in the nearby town of Andover that makes Rev Parris fearful?
- 2 What has been occurring in Andover that worries Parris?
- 3 What happened in Andover and why is Reverend Parris scared?
- 4 What happened at Andover?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 7 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 8 What does Parris say has happened in Andover Act 4?
- 9 Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
- 10 Why is Parris afraid?
- 11 Why is Hathorne suspicious of Hale?
- 12 Who died in the crucible Act 4?
- 13 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 14 Why did Hale go to Andover?
- 15 Why is Rev Hale at the jail speaking to the prisoners?
What is happening in the nearby town of Andover that makes Rev Parris fearful?
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 has been occurring in Andover that worries Parris?
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 why is Reverend Parris scared?
What happened to the town of Andover? Why is Parris afraid of the news? They rioted against the executions; he is afraid the people of Salem will riot. He feels he is responsible for the executions because he was the supposed expert and did not stop all the executions.
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.
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.
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 Parris say has happened in Andover 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!
Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
MINISTRY: Nurses opposed Putnam’s choice for minister. WITCHCRAFT: Rebecca and her husband are well respected in the community, but were accused by Putnam’s wife and daughter. 31.
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.
Why is Hathorne suspicious of Hale?
Why is Hathorne suspicious of Hale? He thinks Hale is a crook. He believes Hale contributed to the uprising in Andover. He thinks Hale is under the devil’s spell.
Who died 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 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.
Why did Hale go to Andover?
Reverend Hale had been to Andover and witnessed the dissatisfaction of the court by the people who found the accusations of the “witches” there unfounded and unjust. Reverend Hale has seen the errors of his ways.
Why is Rev Hale at the jail speaking to the prisoners?
Reverend Hale’s purpose in returning to Salem is to speak with the condemned prisoners and convince them that they should give false confessions rather than martyr themselves. He chooses to do this because he is tormented by guilt.