the crucible, a play by arthur miller

abigail williams paris’ neice. proctor maid. anger problems
john proctor farmer who had an affair with abigail
reverend john hale a minister who is an expert with witchcraft
elizabeth proctor john’s wife. is eventually accused as a witch
reverend samuel paris poorly respected minister of salem. cares too much about his rep
where does the story take place? what time? why is this important? salem massachusetts, 1692. this is important because it was during the salem with trials
external conflict of abigain williams elizabeth proctor. abigail always has problems with her
internal confict of john proctor he cheated on is wife
external confilct of the innocent accused the town of salem
why did arthur miller write the play in the 1950’s about hte salem witch trials? To alert the people of the governments misinformation. The cold war was going on and american people were getting accused of being communists
Who was the first person accused? Tituba
What motivated abigail williams to accuse others of witchcraft? whe was using them as a scapegoat
what is the secret of john proctor’s past? he had an affair with abigail
what is giles corey fate when accused of witchcraft? crushed to death
why are so many people accused of witchcraft in salem–what motives so many in the community to accuse others? for many reasons, to get land, money, used as scapegoats
Puritanism explained the beliefs or principles of a group of English Protestants of the late 16th and 17th centuries who regarded the Reformation of the Church under Elizabeth I as incomplete and sought to simplify and regulate forms of worship
puritanism ten commandments 1) Thou shalt not miss church and community meetings.2) Thou shalt work hard and support my fellow pilgrims.3) Thou shalt worship a strict and Christian God.4) Thou shalt put the Lord first in my life and obey his words.5) Thou shalt live by the 10 Commandments as written in the Holy Bible.6) Thou shalt not dress in bright colors or dance in a wicked manner.7) Thou shalt not perform witchery nor conjure the devil.8) Thou shalt not have any opinions or beliefs not held by the entire community.9) Thou shalt build my home simply and not clutter it with decorations.10) Thou whom shalt disobey these commandments will be banished or be hanged
who was all hung?

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