- 1 What happened in Andover and why is Reverend Parris scared?
- 2 What does Parris fear about the response in Andover?
- 3 What does Parris say has happened in Andover and why does he fear it?
- 4 How does the situation in Andover play into his fears?
- 5 What does Abigail say is a deadly sin?
- 6 Why does Giles Corey remain silent as they press him?
- 7 What changes do we see in Reverend Parris?
- 8 What does Parris fear in Act 4?
- 9 What has happened to Abigail in Act 4?
- 10 What happened to Abigail and Mercy at the beginning of Act 4?
- 11 What does Parris say about Andover?
- 12 Why does Parris say Abigail has vanished?
- 13 Who dies in the crucible Act 4?
- 14 What time of day does ACT 4 Open the Crucible?
- 15 Why does Elizabeth say her husband has his goodness as he is about to be hanged?
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 does Parris fear about the response in Andover?
What does Parris fear about the response of the people in Andover? He asks Danforth to postpone the hangings. Parris is motivated by fear for his own life. pardons any, it would cast doubt on those that have already hanged.
What does Parris say has happened in Andover and why does he fear it?
He is guilty of people who are going to get hung, and asks them to lie. 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!
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 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 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 changes do we see in Reverend Parris?
Terms in this set (16) What changes do we see in Reverend Parris? Reverend Parris now feels guilty about all the accusing and deaths. What has happened in Andover, and why might these events worry Deputy Governor Danforth? Why might Danforth and Hathorne refuse to postpone the deaths?
What does Parris fear in Act 4?
At the beginning of the play Parris worries about a faction trying to force him out of Salem. Now he fears that a mob will attack and kill him. The size of his congregation has diminished.
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 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 Parris say about Andover?
So, in Andover, the people united and “overthrew the courts.” They went to the courts and basically said, no more–you guys are wrong, and we won’t listen to your authority any more. You have no power in our town.
Why does Parris say Abigail has vanished?
Parris says that Abigail has vanished because she was last seen 3 days ago, and she stole his life savings, which he was really upset about. There was also a rumor that she had boarded a ship with Mercy Lewis. He assumes that she does not want to live in Salem anymore for fear of getting hanged.
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.
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.