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4 edition of The crucible found in the catalog.

The crucible

a southerner"s impression of Hampton

by J. W. Church

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Published by The Press of the Hampton normal and agricultural institute in Hampton, Va .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC2851.H32 C7
The Physical Object
Pagination[14] p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24352415M
LC Control Number10001947

Set your paragraph format to double-spaced and your margins to one inch, according to MLA standards. Abigail joins in and soon all of the girls are hysterical and exclaiming the names of everyone they believe to be witches in Salem. According to legend, Columba was a witch from the ninth century, who met the spirit of Christ on the road. Underline or italicize the title only, not the period. Individuals no longer felt secure with their landholdings because they could be reassigned at any time.

Proctor decides to lie in order to save his life and family, but when faced with the fact that his confession will be nailed to the church doors, he retracts his confession and chooses to die an honest man. Putnam, Proctor, and Corey then begin arguing over property lines and ownership. Danforth orders Proctor's arrest. Rebecca claims that Betty's illness is nothing serious, but merely a childish phase. Judge Danforth asks the name of the witness who gave Corey the information, but Corey refuses to cooperate.

This new program taught itself this game, all on its own, and in only three days, became the world champion, beating even its original version in a hundred out of a hundred games. Ruth is the only Putnam child to survive infancy, and Mrs. Many villagers have been charged with witchcraft; most have confessed and been given lengthy prison terms and their property seized by the government; twelve have been hanged; seven more are to be hanged at sunrise for refusing to confess, including John Proctor, Rebecca Nurse and Martha Corey. The Bible and the minister's interpretation of the Bible determined what was considered socially acceptable behavior.


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The crucible book

Francis and Giles desperately interrupt the proceedings, demanding to be heard. When Betty awakens, she is hysterical and claims Abigail drank blood the night before in a ritual designed to kill Elizabeth Proctor.

Although today's society may not be engaged in so-called "witch hunts," stories of an individual attempting to reestablish a relationship with a former lover by eliminating what he or she perceives to be the only obstacle — the person currently involved in a relationship with the former lover — are not uncommon.

Knowing in his heart that it is the wrong thing for him to do, John agrees to falsely confess to engaging in witchcraft, deciding that he has no desire or right to be a martyr. John Proctor and his wife, Elizabeth, discuss the events and the fact that fourteen people have been arrested for witchcraft in the town.

Abigail is a young woman who seizes an opportunity to reverse fate. He died on February 27,in Sudburywhere he had spent his last years. Who was he? Parris requests Beverly summon Reverend Hale, an expert in the subject of the demonic arts, to examine Betty for signs of the Devil.

Thomas and Ann Putnam arrive and tell Parris that their daughter, Ruth, is sick. Danforth says that if Proctor is not honestly confessing, then he won't accept the confession.

The Crucible (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

Parris, Abigail and Tituba closely over the girls' activities in the woods. She was only the third woman in years to be given this award. Her name was Saint Columba and a cult grew around her in northern Spain during the The witch trials serve as a metaphorical crucible, which burns away the characters' outer shells to reveal their true intentions and character beneath.

Putnam is a bereaved parent seven times over; she blames witchcraft for her losses and Betty's ailment. Copy to Clipboard. Danforth calls for Elizabeth Proctor, and Hale tells her that he does not want Proctor to die, for he would feel responsible for the murder.

When Elizabeth discovers Proctor was alone with Abigail when she told him this information, she turns cold with distrust. Angered that Mary is neglecting her duties, John threatens to beat her.

When Danforth tells the increasingly distraught Mary that he will sentence her to hang, she joins with the other girls and recants all her allegations against them, claiming John Proctor forced her to turn her against the others and that he harbors the devil.

Danforth then informs an unaware John that Elizabeth is pregnant, and promises to spare her from execution until the child is born, hoping to persuade John to withdraw his case.

Proctor names nine successfully, but he forgets the commandment forbidding adultery. While Abigail was a servant in the Proctor household, she and Proctor had an affair.Contains book covers for The Crucible for an in class activity McCarthyism Notes (DOCX 62 KB) If you missed our lesson on McCarthyism, these notes on two videos (URLs are in the handout) will help you out.

Crucible Act III Essay - Who is at fault? (DOCX KB) Your essay on the first III Acts of The Crucible - Due Wednesday, 10/7 and midnight. Feb 02,  · An e-copy of the play while you wait for yours to arrive.

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Essay about The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Textbooks for history, literature, science, and other subjects. Your purchases will automatically appear on all your devices. The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in The action begins in the home of Reverend Parris, whose daughter Betty lies unconscious and appears very ill.

Around midnight the night before, Parris had discovered Betty, his niece Abigail, and Tituba, his black slave, dancing in. (Click the plot infographic to download.).

Sit up straight, stop dancing, and put on your best black outfit, Shmoopers. You're about to get your Puritan on.

The Crucible Summary & Study Guide

Act I of The Crucible opens with Salem’s minister, the Reverend Parris, watching over his sick daughter Betty and wondering what is wrong with her. We soon learn that the entire town is buzzing with rumors that Betty is sick because of. The Crucible is a play by American playwright Arthur Miller.

It is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in .