Senator Joseph McCarthy's crusade against communists
Arthur Miller's inspiration for writing the drama, The Crucible, was...
His daughter has just fallen ill and cannot seem to repsong to him
When the play begins, why is Reverend Parris praying and weeping?
Her actions will reflect badly on him
Reverend Parris's main concern about his niece Abigail is that...
He says the relationship between him and Abby is over and they will never be together again
What is John Proctor's response in Act I when Abigails speaks of her love for him?
Good Osborne has delivered three of her babies, and because the babies died, Mrs. Putnam blames her.
Why does Mrs. Putnam quickly believe that Goody Obsorne is a witch?
She thinks Abigail would like to take her place as John's wife
In Act II, for what reason does Elizabeth Proctor believe that Abigail would like to get rid of her?
Not attending church often enough and not having one of his son's baptized.
Rev. Hale criticizes Proctor for what two things?
Thou shalt not commit adultery
When Proctor recites the Commandments, ironically which one does he forget to list?
Abigail claims that Elizabeth's spirit
In Act II, Cheever finds a needle in the poppet. Why does the needle convince him that Elizabeth is a witch?
John and Elizabeth Proctor
One conflict that drives the plot in Act II of this drama is a struggle between...
Prove that their wives are innocent
In Act III, Giles Corey, John Proctor, and Francis Nurse come to court to...
The town must know that he has confessed
In Act IV, why does Danforth insist that Proctor sign the confesssion?
Because he realizes that he has been responsible for the death of many innocent people.
Why does Rev. Hale say, "There is blood on my hands!"?
His name and his honor
When John Proctor tears up his confession at the end of the drama, what does he value the most?