- 1 What has happened in Andover that has Parris so agitated?
- 2 What happened in Andover that has the magistrates worried?
- 3 Why is there discussion of what has happened in Andover?
- 4 Why Parris and Abigail fear what is happening in Andover?
- 5 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 6 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 7 What are they saying about Andover?
- 8 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 9 What does Abigail do at the end of the play?
- 10 Is Hale responsible for what has happened in Salem?
- 11 Why is Herrick drunk Act 4?
- 12 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 13 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 14 Why does Elizabeth say her husband has his goodness as he is about to be hanged?
- 15 Why does Elizabeth say of John he have his goodness now?
What has happened in Andover that has Parris so agitated?
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 that has the magistrates worried?
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.
Why is there discussion of what has happened in Andover?
Andover is a town similar to Salem which has recently experienced its own witchcraft hysteria. Overall, Reverend Parris, Danforth, and Hathorne discuss the events that transpired in Andover because they fear Salem’s citizens will eventually rebel and throw the court out.
Why Parris and Abigail fear what is happening in Andover?
In Andover townspeople were rebelling against the trials. Parris is suggesting that Abigail was feeling uneasy ( scared ) about the rebellion in Andover. He was afraid that this questioning of authority might spread to Salem. If it did, it would mean trouble for Abigail.
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 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.”
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 does Abigail do at the end of the play?
What does Abigail do at the end of the play? She kills herself. She flees Salem, after robbing her uncle.
Is Hale responsible for what has happened in Salem?
He feels responsible for the way things played out in Salem since he was the original “expert” called on to investigate the witchcraft rumors in Act 1. He lit the fuse by pressuring Abigail to answer leading questions about her activities in the woods (pg. 40), prompting her accusations against Tituba.
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.
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 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 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.
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.