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The Crucible Test Review I. Characters Write a short description of each character (for example, who are they related to, who do they work for, what was their main role in the witchcraft trials, etc.) 1. Betty Parris Rev Parris’ daughter; “ill” at the beginning of the play; supposedly been seen flying 2. Tituba Rev Parris’ slave from Barbados; sings her songs while the other girls dance 3. Mary works for Proctors; tries to save Parris 4. Reverend Hale witchcraft expert from Beverly; quits the court after Proctor is arrested; accuses court proceedings of being evil 5. John Proctor brings ruin on himself to save his wife 6. Abigail drinks blood; leader of the girls; has an affair with John Proctor 7. Reverend Parris fears for his own life if John Proctor is hanged 8. Giles Corey never confessed to witchcraft; killed by being pressed 9. Martha Corey secretly reads books 10. Elizabeth Proctor John’s wife; suspects that her husband may have gone to Salem rather than work at home II. Quotes Who said the following? 11. “I’ll fly to Mama. Let me fly!” Betty Parris 12. “And I thought I saw- someone naked running through the trees!” Rev Parris 13. “In these books the Devil stands stripped of all his brute guises.” Rev Hale 14. “Oh, Mary, this is a black art to change your shape.” Abigail 15. “Tonight, when I open my door to leave my house- a dagger clattered to the ground…” Rev Parris 16. “I came into this village like a bridegroom to his Beloved, bearing gifts of high religion…” Rev Hale 17. “…I counted myself so plain, so poorly made, no honest love could come to me!” Elizabeth Proctor 18. “Is your husband a lecher?” Judge Danforth 19. “I know you-you are a singing secret hallelujahs that your wife will hang!” Abigail III. Questions ACT I 20. Where does The Crucible take place (city and state)? Salem, Massachusetts 21. From what country is Tituba? Barbados 22. Who killed Abigail’s parents (she witnessed this)? How does she use this experience on the other girls? Indians killed her parents; she uses this experience to threaten the other girls into silence 23. Why does Mrs. Putnam send Ruth to Tituba? To find out who killed her babies 24. Why did Rebecca Nurse advise Rev. Parris to send Rev. Hale away? Because she knew his presence would cause more hysteria in Salem ACT II 25. Who does Elizabeth urge her husband to tell that the girls’ accusations are a fraud? Ezekiel Cheever 26. Mary Warren reports from the court that the people accused of witchcraft will not be hanged if they do what? confess 27. Why does Elizabeth think that Abby would accuse her of witchcraft? Abigail wants to take her place as John’s wife 28. What does Rev Parris replace the pewter candlesticks with? Golden candlesticks 29. What commandment does John Proctor forget when asked to recite the Ten Commandments? adultery 30. Why is Sarah Good accused of witchcraft? When asked, she could not recite the Ten Commandments 31. Why does Mary Warren enjoy her role in court? She likes the power and status she has in the village 32. Why did Abigail stick a needle in her stomach? To accuse Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft ACT III 33. Why is Giles Corey arrested? He refuses to name the person who accused Putnam of reaching out for land ACT IV 34. How is Rev Hale’s attitude when he first comes to Salem? How does it change? He enters Salem as optimistic and confident; he then accuses the court proceedings of being evil 35. When does Rev. Hale begin to doubt the morality and motivations behind the trials? He hears John Proctor’s story 36. Why is it ironic to call the confessions of witchcraft “coming to God”? confessing to witchcraft is lying which is a sin 37. Why does Rev. Parris want to save John Proctor? Because his own life has been threatened if Proctor is hanged 38. Why does Danforth refuse to postpone the hangings? It might look as if he has wrongly executed innocent people 39. Why does Hale want Proctor to confess to witchcraft? So Proctor may save his own life 40. Why are cows wandering loose in Salem? Many farmers have been jailed and can’t take care of their farms
"The Crucible Test Review - Brookwood High School"