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Crucible Characters and Etc.
Flashcard set for The Crucible
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A local farmer who lives just outside town; Elizabeth's husband. Has an affair with Abigail Williams.
John's wife. Supremely virtuous, but often cold.
Reverend Parris's niece. Started the witchcraft outcry after John Proctor denied further involvement in an affair with her.
A young minister reputed to be an expert on witchcraft. Called in to Salem to examine Parris's daughter Betty. He later regrets his actions and tries to set the record straight.
The minister of Salem's church. A paranoid, power-hungry, yet oddly self-pitying figure. Very concerned with building his position in the community, although most of the community dislikes him.
A wealthy, influential citizen of Salem, and holds a grudge against Francis Nurse for preventing his brother-in-law from being elected to the office of minister.
A wise, sensible, and upright woman, held in tremendous regard by most of the Salem community, but later accused of witchcraft.
This group strived to be a model society, a candle in the darkness.
Reverend Parris's housekeeper from Barbados. Agrees to perform voodoo at Abigail's request. Among the first to be accused of witchcraft.
An elderly but feisty farmer in Salem, famous for his tendency to argue the law.
The servant in the Proctor household and a member of Abigail's group of girls.
Has given birth to eight children, but only Ruth survived. She is a political back-stabber.
Who said: "We must consider that we shall be as a City upon a hill."
Every Puritan's mission was to struggle against______and corruption.
...should be useful and clear.
Puritans believed writing
Who wrote spiritual sermons, histories, and essays?
This event in Puritan life contrasted good and evil.
What featured religious themes aside from a sermon?
Which Puritan poet reflected deep faith and love?
Logic, clarity, and order was required in__________.
....but the room is not well lighted by it."
Finish this quote: "The paint upon the glass may feed the fancy....."
Which literature owes a debt to the direct, powerful, plain language of the Puritans?
This author chronicled (wrote about) the Salem witch trials.
_________ people were condemned to death in Salem, and all were supposedly witches.
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