symbols in the crucible Flashcard Example #80498

golden candlesticks
Parris asks for them, they represent money and he wants more money
poppet
symbolize the uneasiness of the community. A poppet was something that symbolized innocence and youth, however, because of one person’s words the poppet becomes this evil thing that people begin to fear. Along with witchcraft was voodoo and these dolls were believed to be used to hurt and curse the people these dolls were made after, Abigail struck herself in the stomach and blames goody proctor
dancing
girls conjuring the devil, associated with the devil
chains
restrain, bondage, held back, repressed, Tituba is first
dagger
thrown at Parris’s door; represents people that don’t agree, revolt
Rebecca nurse
kind, pure, good person, falls victim to trials
john proctor
sinner but strives to be good and pure, represents the idea of truth, moral compass
Hathorne
wont take no for an answer
Parris
represents greed and want for money and respect, cares more about himself than others
Abigail Williams
start of witch trials, manipulates everyone, ruthless bitch

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