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The Crucible Flashcards

The Crucible act one questions and answers

When and where is the play set? Salem, Massachusetts, 1692 What does Abigail confess to Reverend Parris? that they were dancing What is wrong with Betty Parris? she won’t wake up For whom does Abigail work? Whose niece is she?…

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Why I wrote the crucible quiz

Why did Arthur Miller write the crucible? -restore social awareness-awaken the concious American mind -witnessed the mayhem of the Red Scare-needed a way to portray the ridiculousness of the Red Scare without actually writing about the Red Scare-Salem Witch Trials…

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The Crucible Act 2 Study Guide

At the beginning of Act 2, John Proctor says, “It is winter in here yet”. Why is this pertinent to what is going on? John and Elizabeth’s relationship is still strained from his affair with Abigail. Elizabeth’s demeanor is “frosty”…

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The Crucible Act 1 Study Guide

As the play begins, why has Reverend Parris sent for a doctor? His daughter Betty is “sick” – as if in a coma What advice does the doctor send back? That he can find no medical reason for her illness,…

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The Crucible Test Review

Reverend Parris A minister in Salem who is more worried about his reputation than the life of his daughter or the lives of his parishioners Tituba Parris’ Barbados slave; first accused witch Abigail Niece of Parris; orphan; mistress of Proctor;…

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