The Crucible Act 3 questions

As this act opens, what accusation does Giles Corey make? Giles says that Thomas Putnam is reaching out for land.
What news do we learn about Rebecca Nurse? She was condemned to hang because she was accused to witchcraft.
When John Proctor arrives at court with Mary Warren, what does Reverend Parris accuse him of? Trying to overthrow the court
What two pieces of evidence are brought out against Proctor in regard to his Christian nature? He does not go to church and he plows on Sunday.
What news does Danforth tell John Proctor about Elizabeth? What deal does he try to make with him? Elizabeth is pregnant, and if she starts showing she will be allowed to live until she delivers.
What is going to happen to the 91 people who signed the testament stating a good opinion of Elizabeth, Martha Corey, and Rebecca Nurse? They are to be arrested for examination.
What is Giles Corey’s proof that Thomas Putnam is “reaching out for land.”? Why won’t he reveal his source? His daughter accused someone with a lot of land. An honest man told him ruth putnman calls out gorge Jacob, you just scored me a bug piece of land. Doesn’t say his name because he doesn’t want him to get arrested
What happens to Giles Corey? He is arrested for contempt of court.
How does Hale seem to feel about his own judgment and that of the court’s? He seems less confident about what they’re doing in the trials, but feels the court is still doing God’s work
What is Danforth’s logic for believing the girls? Only 2 witnesses: the witch and the victim, witches won’t condemn themselves therefore you must rely on the children who wouldn’t lie…
What things does Proctor reveal about Abigail that gives Danforth pause? That Abigail was taken out of church two times that year for laughter during prayer
What does Danforth think Mary Warren’s appearance in the court might be? Mary’s appearance in court may be that Satan’s trying to overthrow the court.
When Mary Warren says that she pretended to faint in court, what is she asked to do? What is the result? She is asked to faint, but she can’t.
What does Proctor do when Abigail calls on God’s name? Grabs her by the hair, lifts her up, and yells, “How do you call Heaven! ****! ****!”
What does John Proctor do to discredit her? Calls her a Harlot, and admits he has “known” her.
Who is called to back up John’s testimony? What happens? Previously Danforth has been told that Elizabeth will never tell a lie. Elizabeth is called to the court and asked why she dismissed Abigail. Then Danforth directly asked Elizabeth if John Proctor had an affair with Abigail. Elizabeth says there was no affair.
What happens when Rev. Hale states that Abigail has always seemed false to him? She pretends the bird is attacking.
What is Mary Warren’s reaction to Abigail’s performance? She caves in and accuses John Proctor of threatening her in order to save his wife.
Explain what Proctor says on p.111 after he shouts that “God is dead!” and laughs insanely. He’s saying that they’ll go to hell for knowing it’s fraud yet letting it happen
What does Hale do when Proctor is arrested? Hale says that he denounces the proceedings and he quits the court.

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