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My name is good in the village! I will not have it said my name is soiled! Goody Proctor is a gossiping liar!
-Abigail, as she is so concerned with keeping her good name she is motivated to destroy Goody Proctor.
Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!
-Proctor, he will not confess to a lie to ruin his family name and change the life of his sons, just for himself to live.
And mark this. Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you. And you know I can do it; I saw Indians smash my dear parents' heads on the pillow next to mine, and I have seen some reddish work done at night, and I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down!
-Abigail she is threatening the other girls not to tell the truth to make her out to be a liar.
You are God's instrument put in our hands to discover the Devil's agents among us. You are selected, Tituba, you are chosen to help us cleanse our village
-Hale, he is trying to get Tituba to voice more names about other witches.
I am a minister of the Lord, and I dare not take a life without there be a proof so immaculate no slightest qualm of conscience may doubt it
-Hake, he is making a point that there is no evidence to convict anyone of witchcraft.
"No,no, sir I don't truck with no Devil!...I love me Betty!"
-Tituba, she is defending herself against witchcraft and the accusation of influencing Betty.
"I denounce these proceedings, I quit this court."
-Hale, he is disappointed that proctor has been arrested and that the court assumes everyone is guilty.
"THIS MAN is killing HIS neighbors for their land"
-putnam, he is trying to point the finger at Giles because Giles has found out that Ruth was one of those encourageing the contouring of witches.
"You misunderstand, sir; I cannot pardon these when twelve are already hanged for the same crime. It is not just."
-Danforth as he is defending why he cannot pardon the main character within the book.
I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it.
-proctor as he confesses to witchcraft but will not point the finger at anyone else
Why did Abigail not like Goody Proctor?
She loves John Proctor.
What changed Rev. Hales mind about Witchcraft in Salem?
He noticed there was no proof and it was only people wanted vengeance on others pointing the finger.
Why did Proctor die?
Proctor died because he would not lie and confess to dealing with the devil.
Why did the girls follow Abigail's lead?
The girls were all scared after Abilgail threatened their lives.
Why wasn't Goody proctor Hanged?
She was pregnant and received a 1 year grace period.
What is Proctor's reason for his not regularly attending church?
He doesn't like Paris because he is too concerned with material wealth and doesn't talk about God enough
What is the setting of the book?
Who is the author of the book?
why does mrs. putnam believe there are witches in salem?
8 out of her 9 children died and the one who survived is bewitched
what was the "sign" that betty was bewitched?
she can't bear to hear the name of the lord
What role did Salem being a town of puritans have on the girls?
They would have been very bored and were looking to have some fun.
How were communists affected in the McCarthy era?
McCarthy painted communists as evil and wanted to rid the country of them.
It what ways did Judge Danforth have more power than anyone in Salem during the witch trials?
As the judge he was who everyone looked to for the final ruling whether someone would like or die.
How did the Puritan society affect how the witch trials concluded?
The Puritan ideas made it very ideal to accuse someone who hadn't been to church in a while or believe a preacher couldn't have the affects of the devil and this protected some and hurt others.
How old was Ailgail in the original Salem witch trials?
How were abolishing and McCarthy similar?
They're both the main accusers of each of the conflicts.
how did religious ideas affect to Salem witch trials and the McCarthy trials?
Christianity affected the way both were dealt with because the dealing of the devil are 100% unexceptable and should be rid of the Christian body/society.
How did the Salem witch trials affect the McCarthy era or how were they similar?
Neither need sufficient evidence to indict someone and jail/hang them.
On the political side, in what ways did we not learn from the Salem witch trials when the McCarthy era occurred?
It was essentially the same thing over again except jailing instead of primarily hanging, no proof was needed for punishment and as a community we were against all communists
How were McCarthy and Abigail similar?
MacArthur was genuine in his hate for communists and just wanted to rid the country of them, and Abigail was only accusing people to keep the blame away from her as she quested for John.
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