The Crucible (Act 2) Study Guide Flashcard Example #59959

Why has Mary Warren disobeyed her employers and gone to Salem?
She is considered a member of the court as is one of the afflicted.
What did Abigail Williams reveal to John Proctor? Elizabeth reminds him of this.
That the accusations have nothing to do with witchcraft
What lie did John Proctor tell to Elizabeth which makes her more suspicious of him?
That he was with Abby when there was a large crowd present, but he was actually alone with Abby.
What news does Mary Warren reveal to John and Elizabeth about the trials?
39 are now arrested; Goody Osborn will hang, saved Elizabeth’s life.
What does Mary Warren mean when she says, “I saved her life today!”?
She helped quiet the suspicion against Elizabeth Proctor.
What does Elizabeth realize when she finds out that she has been accused?
Abby plans to take her place.
What does Elizabeth ask John to do?
To tell court officials about the girls’ fake accusations.
Why does Reverend Hale visit the Proctors?
To let them know that there is suspicion about Elizabeth’s character; especially John’s character.
What does Reverend Hale ask Proctor to do?
To recite the 10 Commandments
Discuss the meaning of “Adultery, John.” (Elizabeth Proctor quote)
John is unable to say this commandment; therefore, showing dramatic irony because he is guilty of committing this sin.
What information does John Proctor reveal to Reverend Hale?
He knows that the girls are faking it.
What news does Giles Corey reveal to the Proctors and Reverend Hale?
His wife has been accused.
What has Rebecca Nurse been accused of?
Murder of Ann Putnam’s children.
Why do Ezekial Cheever and Marshal Herrick arrive at the Proctor home?
To find proof of Elizabeth’s guilt / take custody of her.
Explain why Cheever is both astonished and afraid when he finds the poppet with the needle in it?
This is the accusation that Abby made of Elizabeth that her spirit stabbed her with a needle.
What does John ask Mary Warren to do?
To testify that she made the poppet and that Abby and the others are faking
Why is Mary so afraid to do as he asks?
She is afraid Abby will kill her.
Why does Mary Warren warn John about testifying against Abigail?
She’ll make it known of the adultery and have John accused.
What does John decide to do?
He decides to have Mary testify / prove things
What does John not want the Marshal to do to Elizabeth?
Chain her

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