- 1 What is the relationship between the rebellion happening in Andover and the flight of Abigail and Mercy Lewis?
- 2 What is the rebellion in Andover referring to?
- 3 What happened in Andover and why is Reverend Parris scared?
- 4 What does the stallion metaphor suggest about the relationship between John and Abigail?
- 5 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 6 How does Abigail show her dishonesty in Act 4?
- 7 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 8 Why does John struggle with his confession?
- 9 Why does Parris say Abigail has vanished?
- 10 Who died in the crucible Act 4?
- 11 Why is Hathorne suspicious of Hale?
- 12 Why is Parris afraid?
- 13 What promise is Elizabeth talking about?
- 14 Why does Abigail hate Elizabeth Proctor?
- 15 What promise did John make to Abigail?
What is the relationship between the rebellion happening in Andover and the flight of Abigail and Mercy Lewis?
What is the relationship between the rebellion in Andover and the flight of Abigail and Mercy Lewis? First, ” flight of Abigail & Mercy Lewis ” means that they ran away. In Andover townspeople were rebelling against the trials.
What is the rebellion in Andover referring to?
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. Judge Danforth fears that happening in Salem.
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 does the stallion metaphor suggest about the relationship between John and Abigail?
What does the metaphor of the stallion and mare suggest about the relationship between John and Abigail? He didn’t promise Abigail a life with him in return. Why do you think Hale has come to visit the Proctors?
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.
How does Abigail show her dishonesty in Act 4?
In Act IV of The Crucible Reverend Parris has discovered that Abigail has broken into his safe, stolen money, and fled town. Parris understands that this reveals her true character, and that she is only thinking of her own survival.
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 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.
Why does Parris say Abigail has vanished?
Parris says that Abigail has vanished because she was last seen 3 days ago, and she stole his life savings, which he was really upset about. There was also a rumor that she had boarded a ship with Mercy Lewis. He assumes that she does not want to live in Salem anymore for fear of getting hanged.
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.
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.
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.
What promise is Elizabeth talking about?
The “promise” that Elizabeth claims John unknowingly made to Abigail during their affair is one of love and affection. For John, his affair with Abigail was simply a physical act. However, Abigail developed a strong emotional attachment to him and grew to love John.
Why does Abigail hate Elizabeth Proctor?
She insists that Elizabeth Proctor “hates [her]” because Abigail “would not be her slave.” She calls Elizabeth a “lying, cold, sniveling woman” who she cannot abide working for.
What promise did John make to Abigail?
Elizabeth tells John that once he began his affair with Abigail, Abigail felt a “promise” had been made. What is that promise and how does it motivate Abigail? The promise unspoken is that he is now bound to Abigail emotionally and physically. Abigail wants to take Elizabeth’s place and be together with John.