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Arthur Miller: The Crucible

Arthur Asher Miller What is Arthur Miller’s full name great play writer What was his occupation All My Sons, A View from the Bridge, The Crucible, & Pulitzer for Death of Salesman Name three things for which he is famous February 10, 2005 from congestive heart failure When and how did he die University of […]

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The Crucible Act III Study Questions

What evidence of Martha Corey’s witchcraft is the court considering. She tells fortunes. According to Giles Corey, what is Thomas Putnams purpose n prompting the witch trials Putnam is \”reaching out for land\” to the people that are being hung From his actions and statements, what can you conclude about Judge Danforth He thinks he […]

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The Crucible Study Guide

witch hunt someone using false accusations against a scapegoat in order to save themselves 1692 the year the Salem Witch Trials took place when The Crucible was set Europe where mass witch hunts had begun The Bible what was used as a justification for executing witches Malleus Maleficarum the guidebook for identifying witches (Latin) The […]

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Honors Literature sem. 1 The Crucible

What important information is revealed in the third paragraph of the first act in the Crucible? The information revealed is that Reverend Parris is one of the characters in the play. He is praying for his daughter, who is obviously sick. In what ways does a long exposition differ from a stage direction? A long […]

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the crucible: act III

question As this act opens, what accusation does Giles Corey make? answer To kill all people to get land question What news do we learn about Rebecca Nurse? answer Senescent to hang question When John Proctor arrives at court with Mary Warren, what does Reverend Parris accuse him of? answer He has been accused of […]

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The Crucible Act 3

question As this act opens, what accusation does Giles Corey make? answer to kill all people to get land question What news do we learn about Rebecca Nurse? answer found guilty to witchcraft, and condemned to hanging question When John Proctor arrives at court with Mary Warren, what does Reverend Parris accuse him of? answer […]

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The Crucible Acts 1-4 Summary

question Act 1 answer ● Salem, Massachusetts, 1692 ● Overview of the government and daily life in Salem ● Betty is ill and rumored to be under the spell of witchcraft ● Abigail and other girls were dancing in the forest the previous night ● Abigail and John Proctor’s affair is implied ● Reverend Hale […]

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The Crucible Act 3 & 4

question Mary Warren to free his wife & prove that her accusers are liars answer Who does John Proctor bring to court to testify on behalf of Elizabeth, Martha, and Rebecca? question They had an affair answer What does Proctor reveal in an effort to discredit Abigail? question Dancing in the forest, laughing in church, […]

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The Crucible (Act 4) Study Guide

question What is Reverend Hale advising the condemned to do? answer To confess question What does Reverend Parris reveal about his niece, Abigail? answer She has run away with 30 pounds (money). question What is the condition of Salem at this point? answer Questioning the trials. question How does Andover (a city in Mass.) differ […]

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The Crucible Act 4 Questions

question Why has Reverend Hale returned to Salem? answer Help those who are accused, save themselves question What is Reverend Hale advising the condemned to do? answer To confess their crimes and save their lives question What does Reverend Parris reveal about his niece Abigail? answer She has left and taken his money question What […]

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The Crucible Act III

question why does Giles and Francis want to talk to Danforth answer because they want to save their wives (Martha and Rebecca) question what is Parris argument against Proctor answer it mischief; also Parris says he is trying to overrule the court question what does Mary tell Danforth answer that they are never saw any […]

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The Crucible: Study Guide, Act 1

question As the play begins, what is troubling Reverend Parris? answer His daughter Betty is lying motionless in bed, comatose question Has Dr. Griggs already seen Betty? answer Yes, Susanna said he can find no medical reason for Betty’s illness, and Parris should look for an “unnatural reason” question What did Parris see in the […]

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Act 4 Study Guide Crucible Questions

question What explanation does Cheever give for Parris’ “mad look”? answer He thinks it is caused by the cows. The cows are left wandering and there is much contention about ownership. question In act 4 what does Abigail do? Where does she go? answer She stole money from Parris and disappeared, reportedly left on a […]

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The Crucible Act 2 Study Guide

question What does Mary Warren give Elizabeth? answer A small rag doll, or a “poppet”, that Mary had sewn that day in court. question What is Elizabeth’s reaction to the gift? answer She is surprised. A doll is an odd gift for a grown woman. question How many people have been arrested? answer 39 people […]

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act 3 study guide questions and answers to the crucible

question describe deputy governor Danforth answer he’s a very proud man and he doesn’t like his authority being challenged question what does Ezekiel Cheever say about John when he appears at the general court with evidence that the accusations are fraud? answer he plows on Sunday cuz he’s supposed to be at church question what […]

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The Crucible Act 1 – Study Guide questions

question Why has Reverend Parris sent for a doctor as the play begins? answer Betty is sick (or is she?) question What advice does the doctor send back? answer No medicine, she’s not “sick” Look to something unnatural question What does Parris question his niece Abigail about? answer Parris questions Abigail about what the girls […]

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The Crucible Act 2 Answers

question Where does Elizabeth want John to go, and what does she want him to do there? answer Elizabeth wants John to go into Salem to tell the authorities that the girls are not telling the truth. question What is John’s response to her prodding? answer He is reluctant to go. He understands that he […]

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The Crucible-Quiz Questions/Answers

question In his introduction to the play, how does Miller explain what really motivated the people of Salem to accuse their neighbors, friends, and relatives of witchcraft? answer Miller explains that everyone in Salem wanted vengeance upon others for various reasons. Because of that, witchcraft accusations flew. question What were Abigail and the girls doing […]

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Act III Crucible Study Guide Questions

question Why do Giles and Francis want to talk to Danforth at the begginning of act III? answer They try to persuade the judge that their wives are not witches. question What is Parris’ argument against Proctor? answer Parris says that Proctor is trying to overthrow the court. question What does Mary tell Danforth? answer […]

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Short Answer Study Guide Questions – The Crucible Act One

question “So now they and their church found it necessary to deny any other sect its freedom, lest their New Jerusalem be defiled and corrupted by wrong and deceitful ideas.” What is the irony in that statement? answer The Puritans came to this country for religious freedom, but they then persecuted others for their religion […]

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The Crucible Act 3 Study Guide

question Judge Hathorne answer He is a judge presiding over the Salem witch trails along with Deputy Governor Danforth. question Deputy Governor Danforth answer He is the head judge of the Salem witch trials. He thinks he is fair-minded. question 1. As this act opens, what accusations does Giles Corey make? answer Giles Corey accuses […]

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