Crucible Plot Analysis: Cause and Effect

Cause: Reverend Parris startles the girls in the woods Effect: Betty and Ruth won’t wake up
Cause: Abigail and John had an affair Effect: Abigail is dismissed from the Proctor household
Cause: There is suspicion of witchcraft Effect: Reverend John Hale is called from Beverly
Cause: Goody Putnam lost seven children in childbirth Effect: She asks Ruth to go with Tituba to find out why
Cause: Because he doesn’t like Reverend Parris Effect: Joh Proctor doesn’t go to church very often
Cause: Reverend Hale begins questioning Abigail Effect: Abigail says Tituba made them do it
Cause: Because Abigail accused her of making them do it Effect: Tituba accuses Goody Good and Goody Osburn of witchcraft

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