The Crucible (Act II), by Arthur Miller

What is the setting of Act II of “The Crucible”? …the Proctor’s home, eight days after the girls have begun to accuse people of witchcraft.
Based upon the conversation of John and Elizabeth Proctor in Act II of “The Crucible,” the audience can reasonably predict that as the witch hysteria deepens, the two will… …support each other.
In Act II of “The Crucible,” when Elizabeth tells John “The magistrate sits in your heart that judges you, ” she means that Proctor… …carries the knowledge of his own guilt.
In Act II of “The Crucible,” when John Proctor tells Mary Warren “It’s strange work for a Christian girl to hang old women,” he implies that Mary’s behavior is… …hypocritical.
Which of the following words best describes Mary Warren in “The Crucible,” Act II? …Gullible.
What is Mary Warren’s motive in giving the “poppet” to Elizabeth in Act II of “The Crucible”? Mary wants to plant evidence of witchcraft in Elizabeth’s house.
In Act II of “The Crucible,” when Elizabeth says that the crowd parted for Abigail like the sea for Israel, she makes… …an allusion to the Bible.
When Reverend Hale appears at the Proctor’s door in Act II of “The Crucible,” he is described as “different now — drawn a little, and there is a quality of deference, even of guilt, about his manner now.” What internal conflict accounts for this change? Rev. Hale feels guilty for allowing events to spiral out of control in Salem.
Reverend Hale’s interview with John Proctor in “The Crucible,” Act II, reveals Hale to be… …troubled but rigid.
In Act II of “The Crucible,” why does John Proctor forget to mention the commandment forbidding adultery when Reverend Hale questions his knowledge of the Ten Commandments? John Proctor has a guilty conscience.
In “The Crucible,” Act II, when Rebecca Nurse is charged with witchcraft, what point does Reverend Hale hope to make with his allusion to the Biblical story that the Devil was once an angel? The Devil has powerful skills of deception.
In Act II of “The Crucible,” John Proctor believes that Abigail accuses Elizabeth of witchcraft because… …Abigail wants to punish Proctor for rejecting her.
In Act II of “The Crucible,” John Proctor calls Reverend Hale “Pontius Pilate.” With this allusion, Proctor implies that… …Hale has been manufacturing evidence.
At first, Mary Warren enjoys her role in court because she… …likes the power and status she has in the village.
Why is there tension between Elizabeth and John Proctor? John has had an adulterous affair.
Abigail stuck a needle into her stomach in order to… …accuse Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft.
Why does Mary Warren say she can not tell the truth in court? Mary is afraid that Abigail will kill her.
People “part like the seas” for Abigail because they… …fear her power to accuse them.
Elizabeth Proctor urges her husband, John, to go to Salem to… …tell the court that Abigail’s story is a hoax.
Goody Osborn will hang, but Sarah Good will not because… …Sarah Good confessed, but Goody Osborn did not.
What does John Proctor mean when he says, “My wife will never die for me”? John Proctor knows his adultery has caused Elizabeth to be arrested.
By the end of Act II of “The Crucible,” Reverend Hale has begun to worry that… …perhaps innocent people are being accused.
What gift did Mary Warren give Elizabeth? A poppet.
Why does Elizabeth think that Abigail wants to kill her? Elizabeth believes Abigail wants to take her place as John’s wife.
On what charge(s) was Rebecca Nurse arrested? The murder of Goody Putnam’s babies.
Giles Corey thinks Putnam is accusing neighbors of witchcraft because Putnam wants to… …gain their land.
What religion are the people of Salem Massachusetts? Puritan

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