- 1 What happened in Andover with Parris so agitated?
- 2 What happened in Andover Act 4?
- 3 What happened to Reverend Parris in Act 4?
- 4 Why is Parris so upset in Act IV?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 What actions of Proctor’s are used against him?
- 7 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 8 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 9 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 10 Who is Reverend Parris in Act 4?
- 11 How has Reverend Parris changed from Act 1 to 3?
- 12 How does Act 4 of the crucible end?
- 13 What is Parris afraid of in Act 4?
- 14 What 3 things is Rev Parris worried about?
- 15 What is John’s excuse for confessing?
What happened in Andover with Parris so agitated?
The people rebelled against the concept that the courts were always right, and had their best interest in mind, so they stepped up and kicked them out of town. This would be disastrous for Parris –he has played such a huge role in the courts, that his job in the town, along with his reputation, would be ruined.
What happened in Andover Act 4?
The town of Andover, Massachusetts, was experiencing their own witch trials. The people of the town overthrew the courts and started a riot. Danforth is really pushing for John Proctor and Rebecca Nurse to confess to witchcraft so they won’t be hung, and he will look like the victor.
What happened to Reverend Parris in Act 4?
In act 4, Reverend Parris immediately reveals that he is upset at discovering that Abigail and Mercy Lewis have stolen thirty-one pounds from his lock box and fled Salem. He comes to the court visibly shaken and upset and reports to Danforth that his niece Abigail and Mercy Lewis have run away.
Why is Parris so upset in Act IV?
Cheever says he thinks Parris’ distress is a product of the ongoing property disputes in town. Abandoned cows are wandering all over the place because their owners are in jail. Parris has been arguing with farmers about who gets to claim these cows for days, and he doesn’t handle conflict well, so it makes him upset.
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 actions of Proctor’s are used against him?
How is Giles’s deposition turned against him? Parris invalidates them by calling Proctor a bad Christian and telling the court how he doesn’t go to church and even works on Sunday, Sabbath day. Giles deposition is turned against him when he is unwilling to betray anyone else.
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 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 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 is Reverend Parris in Act 4?
The Reverend Parris, a selfish, hypocritical and petty man, once a prominent and wealthy minister of the community, is by Act IV reduced to a financially broken man, disillusioned and humbled.
How has Reverend Parris changed from Act 1 to 3?
The fact that Parris relies on Proctor and is no longer a confident man hiding behind the court’s authority is a dramatic change from how he behaved in act three. Parris has doubts about the court’s authority and no longer feels safe as a leading authority figure in Salem.
How does Act 4 of the crucible end?
Proctor sacrifices his integrity to save himself, but he can ‘t sacrifice the good name of others to save his own life. Proctor rips the confession to pieces. Danforth orders Herrick to take Proctor to the gallows. Parris and Hale beg Elizabeth to speak to Proctor.
What is Parris afraid of in Act 4?
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 3 things is Rev Parris worried about?
In The Crucible, the Reverend Parris has a narrow range of concerns, most of which are related to his own safety, status, and prosperity. His most humane and creditable concern is with the health and life of his daughter, Betty, but he quickly forgets this as he subordinates it to other considerations.
What is John’s excuse for confessing?
What is John’s excuse for confessing? He has already spoiled his name; he will not be condemning his already blackened soul by telling another lie. He is not a good man, and nothing is made worse by this lie.