The Crucible: Act III

Why do Giles and Francis want to talk to Danforth? They want to persuade the judge their wives are good women
What is Parris’s argument against Proctor? Parris says that Proctor is trying to overthrow the court
What does Mary tell Danforth? The girls have been lying
When Danforth hears that Elizabeth is pregnant, what does he allow? Grants her extra time
What paper did ninety-one people sign? Rebecca, Elizabeth, and Martha were all good, upstanding, God-loving citizens
“…a person is either with this court or he must be counted against it, there be no road between.” Explain the importance of Danforth’s statement. A person is either a witch or not, there’s no “maybe”
What quote did Proctor use to help Mary remain brave? “Do that which is good, and no harm will come to thee.”
Of what does Giles accuse Putnam? He accuses him of killing his neighbors for their land
What is Hale’s problem as Proctor and his friends present evidence to Danforth? He begins to realize that the people who had been accused and sentenced so far could very well have been innocent
Hawthorne thinks of a test for Mary. What is it? Can she do it? Why or why not? He asks her to faint, as she fainted in the courtroom
Proctor calls Abigail a *****, and he confesses his lechery. Danforth tests Proctor’s statement by calling for Elizabeth and asking her why Abigail was dismissed. What does Elizabeth say? Why? She was dissatisfied with AbigailShe, in her sickness, thought Abigail and John fancied each otherJohn was not a lecher
What do the girls do to Mary? What is her response? They pretend that her spirit is coming to get them
What happens to Proctor? He is jailed for his contempt of the court and his suspicious activities
What does Hale do? Quits the court

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