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The Crucible Flashcards

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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The Crucible Act 2

Where does Elizabeth want John to go, and what does she want him to do there? Elizabeth wants John to go into Salem to tell the authorities that the girls are not telling the truth. What is John’s response to…

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