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Davis Crucible Act 3 and 4
quotes on 81, 84, 94, 100, 103, 110, 117, 119,, 122, and 133// also know the ideas from these pages
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who is "killing his neighbors for his land"?
Corey claims that Putnam is making claims and getting people hanged, so he can buy other peoples land, as when someone dies by the court, their land is auctioned off, and only putnam can afford the upper class land.
Who is described as a "grave man"?
Judge Danforth is described as a grave man because, he is very harsh in his court ruling, as well as, he is literally sending innocent people to the "grave" because, as a court offical, he is killing the people who are accused of witchcraft
Who tells Danforth the girls are all trying to deceive him?
Who tries to "throw Proctor under the bus" early in Act III?
Who are the three "key women" the men try to free in Act III?
Elizabeth Proctor, Rebecca Nurse, and Martha Corey
What happened to Abby?
Abigail stole money from Parris, and her and Mercy Lewis ran away because the people of salem were starting to turn on her, and realize that she was playing a game with them
What were some things Proctor did that made him look bad in court?
he admitted to lechery (adultery), and said that Elizabeth would never lie, but she lied infront of the whole court to save John's reputation
Danforth wonders if someone has been "threatened" for his/her deposition? Who is he referring to?
Mary Warren, because Abigail said that she would kill Mary Warren if she spoke up about Abigails lie.
Revisit John's yelling phrases at the end of Act III.
"God is dead." "You are pulling heaven down and raising up a *****!"
In the scene where Mary "attacks" Abigail, what form has Mary taken on?
Mary has taken on the form of a yellow bird, who is pecking at Abigail's face
How does the court show its bias nature in the beginning of act III?
The court refuses to hear the testimonies from those claiming that they have evidence against witchcraft, even going as far as saying that they're gonna put all 91 people from Francis list of witness on trial
Revisit the lighting at the beginning of acts 3 and 4.
Act 3- Sunlight beaming into the court
Act 4 - Dark cell, only moonlight seeping into the cell, empty
Understand "groups A and B"
Group A and B are the different types of people being accused, Group A is the poor, drunk, no life people in Salem, Group B is the more upper-class and respected people.
Proctor's confession - who wants it? Why?
Parris- he wants Proctor to confess for his own safety (the dagger)
Danforth- so he can justify his future hangings, if proctor hangs it's his fault if proctor is let go with no punishment it would be unfair to group A
Hale- feels guilty, as he "murdered" john by coming to Salem in the first place
How are both Liz and Hale dynamic in the play?
Hale- feels guilt for John hanging because if he never came to Salem this would've never happened, and he wants Proctor so save his life.
Liz- begins to realize that the affair might have been her fault as well
Cows? What do they symbolize?
The Cows symbolize how much the accusations have taken over Salem, no one is home to take care of their own cows.
Revisit Hale's discussion with Liz about John's decision to confess (page 122 specifically)
Hale tells Liz that life is God's best gift and that God will give less of a punishment for a liar than someone who killed themselves. "No principle, however glorious, may justify the taking of it."
Giles' final words - what were they? Why?
Giles final words were "more weight". He doesnt want his land auctioned, so if he stays mute than his land will go to his family. Giles was killed by rocks being put on him and he was crushed.
Why does John ultimately make his final decision?
He doesn't want his family to live with the reputation of being witches, and he knows that it is not right and unjust.
Liz's court testimony. What does she tell Danforth? What happens?
Liz answers what is asked of her. She tells the judge that she is pregnant, and she says that he did not have an affair to clear his name, even though he confessed to it, causing Liz to be caught in a lie.
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