- 1 What has recently happened in Andover that makes Parris so nervous?
- 2 What happened in Andover and why is Reverend Parris scared?
- 3 What is happening in the nearby town of Andover that makes Rev Parris fearful?
- 4 How does the situation in Andover play into his fears?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 7 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 8 Why is Parris afraid?
- 9 Why is Hathorne suspicious of Hale?
- 10 Why is the town of Andover a huge concern for Parris?
- 11 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 12 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 13 What does Miller say about fear?
- 14 What is Reverend Hale advising the condemned to do Act 4?
- 15 Why does Elizabeth say her husband has his goodness as he is about to be hanged?
What has recently happened in Andover that makes Parris so nervous?
What happened in Andover that’s making Parris anxious? People are being thrown out of court and riots are forming. What does Hale about the girls to Danforth in court? He asks to pardon them because they are innocent.
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 is happening in the nearby town of Andover that makes Rev Parris fearful?
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.
How does the situation in Andover play into his fears?
In particular, what has helped to spur his fears is the news that in Andover, where they were conducting similar witch trials, the people have stood up against the court and dismissed them, ending the witch trials and saying that they reject the court and its power.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 the town of Andover a huge concern for 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.
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.
What does Miller say about fear?
What did Miller say about fear? Arthur Miller says ” Fear doesnt travel well; just as it can wrap judgement, its absence can diminish memory’s truth.”
What is Reverend Hale advising the condemned to do Act 4?
What is Reverend Hale advising the condemned to do? He is advising them to confess to witchcraft and return to God, even though he doesn’t believe they committed witchcraft. He is simply trying to save them from being hanged (Miller 125). Many of the town’s people are no longer in favor of all the hangings.
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.