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Who are the main characters in The Crucible Act 1?

The Crucible

  • John Proctor. A local farmer who lives just outside town; Elizabeth Proctor’s husband.
  • Abigail Williams. Reverend Parris’s niece.
  • Reverend John Hale. A young minister reputed to be an expert on witchcraft.
  • Elizabeth Proctor. John Proctor’s wife.
  • Reverend Parris.
  • Rebecca Nurse.
  • Francis Nurse.
  • Judge Danforth.

What is the setting of the crucible Act 1?

Summary. The play is set in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692; the government is a theocracy—rule by God through religious officials. Hard work and church consume the majority of a Salem resident’s time.

Who does Tituba accuse of killing the babies?

Mrs. Putnam is ecstatic that Tituba has accused the homeless women because she can now blame the women for the death of her babies.2

What is the main conflict in the crucible Act 1?

One main conflict of Act 1 is when the girls were caught in the woods by Reverend Parris. Mary Warren, Betty Parris, Abigail, Ruth, Tituba, and the girls were all involved in the scandal. This scene is what starts the future conflicts. I view this particularconflict as the beginning domino of a domino effect.

What does Betty reveal about Abigail’s actions in the woods?

Who does Abigail accuse of conjuring spirits at this point? What does Betty Parris reveal about what happened in the woods? Betty reveals that Abigail drank blood as a charm to kill Elizabeth.

What does Abigail confess?

Abigail admits that she has given herself to the Devil by writing her name in his book. She renounces the Devil and says that she wants “the sweet love of Jesus.” Abigail also claims to have seen Goody Good and Goody Osburn with the Devil, along with Bridget Bishop.

Why does Parris send Hale?

Reverend Parris has sent for Reverend Hale from Beverly so that he can confirm that there is nothing supernatural going on with his daughter Betty. The town doctor says that there might be something wrong with her that medicine can not fix, and by this he means witchcraft or the devil.

What happens in Act 1 of The Crucible?

The Crucible begins in the house of Reverend Samuel Parris, whose daughter, Betty, lies unconscious in bed upstairs. Abigail denies that she and the other girls were participating in witchcraft, but Parris suspects she is lying. He thinks that she and Betty have conjured spells.

Does Rebecca think Betty is touched by the devil?

Does Rebecca think that Betty is touched by the devil? No. Rebecca thinks Betty will wake up in time. She is just in a “silly season,” and will be fine when she tires of acting that way.

Who is accused of witchcraft in The Crucible Act 1?

9) Why is Elizabeth Proctor accused of witchcraft? Elizabeth Proctor is accused of witchcraft by Abigail Williams because Abigail wants to marry Elizabeth’s husband, John, with whom she had an affair while serving in the Proctor household.

What does Ms Putnam believe happened to her babies?

Putnam believe Tituba knows how to do? Putnam believe happened to her babies? she believes they were murdered. How does Mercy wake Ruth?

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