The Crucible Act 1

Why has Reverend Parris sent for a doctor as the play begins? His daughter Betty was sick. She wouldnt wake up.
What does Parris question his niece Abigail about? He asked if she danced in the woods and questions her reputation
What is Parris’s main concern? His reputation
Why does Abigail say she was dismissed by the Proctors? Because she refused to be treated like a slave
Who does Abigail accuse of conjuring spirits at this point? Tituba
What does Betty Parris Reveal about what happened in the woods? That Abigail drank blood as a charm to kill Elizabeth
How does John Proctor feel about Reverend Parris? he thinks he’s selfish, materialistic, and he only talks about Hell and damnation at Church
Why is Reverend Hale in Salem? For precaution. Parris called him to make sure that the witches have not gotten to Betty.
What does Giles Corey reveal to reverend Hale? He is worried because his wife reads strange books at night and he couldn’t pray until she stopped reading
When Abigail is questioned by Reverend Hale, who does she blame? What proof does she offer? Tituba, because she laughs during prayer, she comes to her in the middle of the night, and Abigail wakes naked and can hear her laughing
What ultimatum is Tituba given? to confess or be whipped to death or hung
Who does Tituba accuse of being a witch? Sarah Good and Goody Osborn
Why does abigail start accusing people at this point? she diverts the attention from herself
Why does Betty Parris start accusing people? she follows Tituba and Abigails example.
What threat does Abigail make to the other girls? She threatens them with a pointy reconing in the night. In other words, she will kill them. AKA I WILL CUT YOU BISCHES ALL NIGHT LONG I SEE YOU WHEN U SLEEP AH HA SCARY PICTURES OF YOU YES SIR-E.

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