- 1 What is the significance of Andover in Act 4?
- 2 What happened at Andover?
- 3 What has happened in Andover and why is this concerning to Parris?
- 4 How has the town changed in Act 4 of The Crucible?
- 5 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 6 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 7 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 8 What are they saying about Andover?
- 9 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 10 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 11 What does Parris say has happened in Andover Act 4?
- 12 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 13 What reason does Elizabeth give to Hale and Parris for not stopping John from being hanged?
- 14 What is the mood in Act 4 of The Crucible?
- 15 Who does Abigail say is causing her so much physical pain?
What is the significance of Andover in Act 4?
To this end, Andover represents a form of hope or redemption in the time period. The demand for rebellion and change is something that citizens in Andover represent and something that demonstrates how, on some level, people are able to rise above the political fray and embrace that which is fundamentally good.
What happened at Andover?
During the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, Andover, like other area villages, found itself in the midst of the hysteria. In fact, more people from Andover were accused and arrested for witchcraft than from any other town in New England.
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.
How has the town changed in Act 4 of The Crucible?
Act Four of The Crucible marks the crumbling of Salem and the unraveling of those who live there. Fall has descended upon the town, and rather than yielding a fruitful and abundant harvest, rot has destroyed all the crops.
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.
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 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 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 Parris say has happened in Andover 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!
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”.
What reason does Elizabeth give to Hale and Parris for not stopping John from being hanged?
Elizabeth does not stop him because she is happy he finally forgave himself for his one sin (adultery). She says, “He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him!”. Explain the meaning of the quote: “I am John Proctor!
What is the mood in Act 4 of The Crucible?
The tone of act four is unhappiness. In the final act people are now facing death because of being accused in the witch trials. Such as a women being left as a widow with three children and john sacrificing his life.
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.