The Crucible Act III

Giles, Proctor, and Francis come to the court to prove that their wives are innocent
When Danforth says that “. . . a person is either with this court or he must be counted against it, there be no road between” you can draw the conclusion that he is a stern person
Giles says that George Jacobs is named as a witch because Thomas Putnam wants George’s land
The plot of the drama moves forward through dialogue when Mary says that she can no longer lie
Proctor finally tells about his affair with Abigail to save Elizabeth
If someone is contentious, he or she is quarrelsome
Deference courtesy
Imperceptible extremely slight
Anarchy chaos
What does immaculate mean? pure
What evidence of Martha Corey’s witchcraft does the court consider? She is a fortune teller.
According to Giles Corey, why does Thomas Putnam want the witch trials to continue? He has his daughter accuse people so he can acquire their land.
What documents do Proctor, Nurse, and Corey bring to the court? a deposition by Mary Warren and a list of people who signed an affadavit stating their wives were of good character
Why does Proctor tell the court about his affair with Abigail? It is the only way he can discredit her and make the court listen to him.
How does Hale react to the events of Act III? He quits the court.
“I have made a bell of my honor.” metaphor
Elizabeth lies in court. dramatic irony
“Where Abigail walks, the crowd parts like the sea for Israel.” allusion
“Pontius Pilate! God will not let you wash your hands of this!” allusion
“There might also be a dragon with five legs in my house, but no one has ever seen it!” verbal irony

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