What are signs that the girls are bewitched in the crucible?

What are signs that the girls are bewitched in the crucible?

Overall, the symptoms of witchcraft depicted throughout the play involve people being incapacitated, physically harmed, and suffering from audible and visible hallucinations. In Act I, Scene i, Betty Parris and Ruth Putnam are both unable to wake: ABIGAIL: Yes, Uncle.

What do the girls do to Mary?

What do the girls do to Mary? What is her response? They pretend that her spirit is coming to get them, that she is herself doing some bewitching. Mary tells them to stop it, but when they don’t, she ends up breaking down and joining them (for her own protection).

What did the girls do to Mary Warren?

The other girls became angry with Mary and began accusing her of being a witch because she had told the high court that all the girls were lying that they saw the devil. She was formally accused of witchcraft on April 18, 1692.

Who is taken to jail at the end of act three?

The Crucible Final

Question Answer
What does John tell the court about his wife That she will not lie.
How do the girls in the room terrorize Mary Warren They repeat everything she says.
Who is taken to jail at the end of Act III Giles Corey and John Proctor.

Why is Proctor jailed at the end of Act 3?

At the end of ACT III, Proctor himself is arrested, despite his original intent of going to court being to free his wife Elizabeth. At the end of the act, John is arrested and later executed for witchcraft.

Why are Giles and Proctor jailed at the end of Act III?

Yes. Both Giles Corey and John Proctor are arrested in act 3 of the play. Whenever Danforth tells Giles Corey to name the citizen who overheard Thomas Putnam speaking to his daughter, Giles refuses to name the man and is arrested for contempt of court. Towards the end of act 3, John Proctor is also arrested.

Why does Proctor bring Mary Warren to the court in Act 3?

Proctor’s goal in bringing Mary Warren to court is to get the truth out, end the witchcraft madnes, and clear his wife, Elizabeth, of the accusations. He does not even care that his adultery may come out in the open, just as long as everyone knows the character of Abigail and can see that her accusations are false.

What evidence did Elizabeth Proctor take to jail?

The evidence that Ezekiel Cheever uses to justify the arrest of Elizabeth Proctor is the doll that he finds at her house. When he finds the doll, he also finds that there is a long needle stuck into its stomach.

Why does Elizabeth think Abigail wants to kill her?

Why does Elizabeth think Abigail wants to kill her? Elizabeth knows of John’s affair with Abby. She believes that Abby wants to take her place as John’s wife. Hail came out to question all accused persons for himself so that he would have some knowledge of the people before they appeared in court or Jail.

Why was Mary Warren so insistent that she go to court everyday?

She is shirking her duties by sitting on the court. Mary’s response is to give Elizabeth a doll, saying it is a gift she made during the proceedings. This doll will later become important, because Elizabeth is accused of using it like a voodoo doll when a pin is found on it.

How does Mary Warren abuse her power?

Mary Warren abuses her power because she wants to save herself. Saving herself, meant saving her own neck, but there quickly came a roadblock. Abigail’s abuse of power comes from her desire to get Elizabeth hanged so she can marry John Proctor.

How does Mary Warren show weakness?

crucible-hansen-abukar-zeh Mary Warren weakness is when all of the girls turn on her and try to make her seem like she is bewitched not once, but twice.

Why did Mary Warren give the poppet to Elizabeth?

Mary Warren brings Elizabeth Proctor a doll. Referred to as a “poppet” in the play, the doll turns out to be part of Abigail’s plan to accuse Elizabeth and get her “out of the way” so that she can re-kindle her affair with John Proctor. Abigail’s plan works insofar as it succeeds in getting Elizabeth arrested.

Why is Mary Warren afraid of Abigail?

Mary is afraid of telling the truth about Abigail because she thinks that Abigail will accuse her of witchery and then she will end up in jail awaiting a trial. Also, if she tells the truth, then she would be going against the young girl’s group dynamic and then risk being accused.

How does Mary Warren change when she is appointed to the court?

– Once Mary Warren is appointed to the court, she has a change in attitude. She requests that John Proctor no longer order her to go to sleep because she is a grown woman.

Who comes to the house to question the proctors?


Which information does Elizabeth not report to John?

What information does Elizabeth NOT report to John? That she doesn’t believe that a woman could be a witch/possessed by the devil. Why does Proctor say he is reluctant to go to Salem and tell what Abigail said to him? How was Mary Warren changed during this act?

Why did Mary give Elizabeth?

Based on Mary’s statements, what do you infer is the real reason Mary gives Elizabeth the gift? She gives her a poppet (doll/puppet). Mary warren made it while she was waiting for the witch trials. Abigail has used marry Warren to frame Elizabeth.

Why is it ironic that John forgets the commandment?

It is ironic that John forgets the commandment concerning adultery because, as the other commenter wrote, we would expect him to remember the one that he broke so recently and to the detriment of his relationship with his wife. It is ironic, because he has committed adultery, with Abigail Williams.

Why is hale testing Proctor and Elizabeth?

Hale realizes the evil nature the court has taken. He tests Proctor and Elizabeth because at that time he was still an agent of the court. It was his job to make sure they were good and upstanding Puritans and that the charges against Elizabeth were unfounded.

What gift does Mary Warren give to Elizabeth?


Why is Mary Warren so upset when she returns?

Why is Mary Warren so upset when she returns? Because she had to witness so many disturbing things, AND because Sarah Osborne was sentenced to hang. Elizabeth Proctor is frightened of Mary Warren. Mary Warren gave the doll to Elizabeth so that Abigail could falsely accuse her.

Why does Mary say she Cannot tell the truth in court?

Why does Mary say she cannot tell the truth in court? She is too embarrassed to admit she is a fraud. She does not want the other girls punished. She is afraid that Abigail will kill her.

What is the one thing John says Elizabeth has never done and Cannot do?

What two things does Elizabeth say she is unable to do for John? She cannot judge John or forgive him. Why does Danforth want a written confession from Proctor? It will travels the courts power and persuade others to confess.

Why is Mary struggling with being under questioning?

Mary Warren is under extreme pressure to perform and cannot reenact her feelings during the previous proceedings when she convincingly pretended to faint. Essentially, Mary Warren is being asked to pretend to see spirits, reenact her hysterical experiences, and faint in front of a highly critical audience.