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The Crucible

The Crucible- Act 3 Study Guide Questions

Describe the questioning of Martha Corey. Does this seem like a fair process? Explain. They repeatedly asked her is she was a witch which she denies truthfully. This doesn’t seem like a fair process bc they accuse her w/o hearing…

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“The Crucible” Act 3

her pregnancy What postpones Elizabeth Proctor’s execution? the other girls accuse her of witchcraft Why does Mary Warren withdraw her testimony against the investigations? to discredit her testimony by making her look evil Why does Proctor confess to having an…

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Crucible Act 1 Quotations

“…mark this. Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will…

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Crucible Act 3 Literary Analysis & Questions

John Proctor ProtagonistAssertive, Confident, Practical, doesn’t get caught up in witchcraft hysteriaHonesty, upright, proud, places a great deal on his and his family’s reputation, speaks his mind, feels guilty about his adulterous relationship with Abigail. Elizabeth Proctor ProtagonistCold, suspicious wife,…

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The Crucible : Act Three Study Guide

Why do Giles and Francis want to talk to Danforth? They want to save their wives whom are being tried for witchcraft. What is Parris’s argument against Proctor? Proctor is mischief, and is trying to overthrow court. What does Mary…

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Crucible Annotations

Reverend Parris Minister in Salem. He believes a faction plans to force him to leave Salem, so he attempts to strengthen his authority through the witch trial proceedings. Betty Parris Parris’ daughter. Her father discovers her dancing in the woods,…

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The Crucible – Characters

Reverend Parris He was the minister of the church in Salem, uncle to Abigail, and father of Betty. He was paranoid, greedy, gullible and quick to “save his own skin.” Betty Parris She was Rev. Parris’s daughter and Abigail’s cousin.…

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The Crucible

Gift from Mary to Elizabeth Poppet Thomas Putnam was this about his situation in life Bitter Parris’ slave woman from Barbados Tituba Parris wanted salary, deed and this Firewood Giles Corey Parris’ daughter Betty Object of the Putnams’ dispute with…

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Puritanism and The Crucible

Social Drama Deals with issues affecting modern society Theocracy A form of government in which god is the ruling power and his laws are being interpreted by the ecclesiastical (church) authorities Plain Style A simple direct way of expressing ideas…

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