- 1 What happened in Andover How are Andover and Salem different?
- 2 How do the events in the nearby town of Andover differ from Salem?
- 3 What is the significance of Andover in the play?
- 4 What can be concluded about Andover?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 Why does Elizabeth say of John he have his goodness now?
- 7 Why does Elizabeth think Abigail wants to kill her?
- 8 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 9 Why does Elizabeth ask John for forgiveness?
- 10 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 11 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
- 12 Why does Elizabeth not beg John to confess?
- 13 Why does John rip his warrant?
- 14 Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
- 15 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
What happened in Andover How are Andover and Salem different?
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.
How do the events in the nearby town of Andover differ from Salem?
How does Andover differ from Salem? chaos; They have already over thrown the courts and stopped proceedings. How do the proposed hangings of Rebecca Nurse and John Proctor differ from past executions? The crowds are happy to see the first group die, but not the 2nd because they are believed to be innocent.
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 can be concluded about Andover?
What can you conclude from the references made to Andover? Andover has been purged of all witches. The people of Andover are demanding new trials. There will be many more deaths in Andover.
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.
Why does Elizabeth say of John he have his goodness now?
He have his goodness now, God forbid I take it from him. What Elizabeth means is that her husband, John Proctor, has finally achieved redemption, and she will not take that away from him by asking him to confess to practicing witchcraft in order to save his life. He did not engage in any practices of witchcraft.
Why does Elizabeth think Abigail wants to kill her?
Why does Elizabeth think Abigail wants to kill her? Elizabeth knows of John’s affair with Abby. She believes that Abby wants to take her place as John’s wife. Hail came out to question all accused persons for himself so that he would have some knowledge of the people before they appeared in court or Jail.
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 ask John for forgiveness?
What does Elizabeth ask John to forgive her for? Being suspicious and keeping a “cold house”.
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.
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.
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.
Why does John rip his warrant?
Why does John Proctor decide to rip his warrant to pieces? He would rather die for honesty than be freed for a lie. He knows Elizabeth and their unborn child need him. He wants the judges to know that he is not a Christian man.
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 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”.