- 1 What happens in Andover in Act 4?
- 2 What is the significance of Andover in the play?
- 3 What has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
- 4 What happened in Andover and what does Andover have to do with the trials in Salem?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 7 What are they saying about Andover?
- 8 Why does Elizabeth not beg John to confess?
- 9 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
- 10 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 11 Who opposed Putnam in selecting the minister?
- 12 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 13 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 14 Why does Elizabeth say of John he have his goodness now?
- 15 Why does Miller end the play with proctors refusal?
What happens in Andover in 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!
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 has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
Andover, a nearby town to Salem, has also been undergoing some witch trials. 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 what does Andover have to do with the trials in Salem?
What does the news of what is happening in Andover have to do with the trials in Salem? The people overthrew the court and Salem is scared the same will happen.
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.
What are they saying about Andover?
“I tell you what is said here, sir: Andover have thrown out the court, they say, and will have no part of witchcraft. There be a faction here, feeding on that news, and I tell you true, sir, I fear there will be a riot here.”
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.
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 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 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”.
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.
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 Miller end the play with proctors refusal?
After the dramatic events of Act IV, Miller closes the play with Proctor choosing to be put to death in order to preserve his good name. If he denies that he is a witch, he will be put to death for “lying” and refusing to “confess,” since the accusations alone have already “proven” his guilt.