- 1 What is the rumor about Andover?
- 2 What is the significance of Andover in the play?
- 3 What happened in Andover that has the magistrates worried?
- 4 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 5 What has recently happened in Andover that makes Paris so nervous?
- 6 Why does Elizabeth say her husband has his goodness as he is about to be hanged?
- 7 Why does John struggle with his confession?
- 8 Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
- 9 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 10 What happened to Abigail and Mercy Lewis in Act 4?
- 11 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
- 12 What does Abigail do at the end of the play?
- 13 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 14 What is ironic about calling the confessions of witchcraft coming to God?
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!
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 that has the magistrates worried?
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.
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 Elizabeth say her husband has his goodness as he is about to be hanged?
When he decides that he is not going to confess and goes to be hanged, Elizabeth states, “He have his goodness now.” She means that in his mind he has made up for his sin by doing what is right this time around and finally thinks himself to be a good man.
Why does John struggle with his confession?
In “The Crucible,” John Proctor struggles with his decision to confess to witchcraft. His internal conflict is whether to save his life and lose his good name and honor, or to die with his friends and remain honorable. John’s initial justification for his false confession is that he is not a saint.
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.
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 happened to Abigail and Mercy Lewis in Act 4?
What has happened to Abigail and Mercy Lewis? They stole Parris’s money and ran away.
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 does Abigail do at the end of the play?
What does Abigail do at the end of the play? She kills herself. She flees Salem, after robbing her uncle.
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.
What is ironic about calling the confessions of witchcraft coming to God?
What is ironic about calling the confessions of witchcraft “coming to God”? The confessions are made publicly, not in prayer. The confessions are lies and therefore sins against God. The confessions confirm that sins against God have been committed.