In what ways does the movie start different than the play?
It starts with the girls around the fire. Abby throws in a chicken and a frog and Abby destroys the chicken.
Does the bedroom in the Parris household look as you expected?
No it looks more old fashioned and more like a cabin.
Why does Abby drink chicken blood?
to kill John Proctors wife
Did the girls really summon any black magic?
Yes she drinks a “charm”
Who is in the bed at the beginning of the movie?
What is wrong with the girl in bed?
She is bewitched and ill
Why is Anne Putnam especially protective over her and worried about her daughter Ruth?
Because she has already lost 7 other children and Betty is the last one left.
What does Abby tell her Uncle Parris about what happened in the forest?
The she did dance but was not conjuring spirits
Describe John Proctor’s physical looks and the way he carries himself.
He looks hard working and is always worrying or cutting grass. He is a good man
Why does Rebecca nurse want to send Reverend Hale away? What does she fear his presence will cause?
She fears that he will add more suspicion to things.
Describe Rebecca Nurse. Is she vindictive like Anne and Thomas Putnam?
She has a soothing spirit and calms down betty. She is not revengeful
What happens when John and Abby get together?
They have affection for each other and have an affair.
What are Reverend Parris and Giles Corey arguing about as Reverend Hale and Proctor approach the church?
They are arguing about payments and salary for wood
What do you think this says about the village?
That they are greedy. lack of leadership
When Hale says, “you can save yourself if you tell me who it was.” What does Abby call out and why?
TITUBA. she made Abby and Betty do it
What does Tituba do to save herself?
She says she did it and said she doesn’t desire to work with him and that she loves God
According to Elizabeth Proctor, how many people have been brought to the jail and will suffer hanging if they don’t confess?
Why do all the girls begin calling out “those who walked with the devil”?
So they don’t get blamed and everyone else takes it.
What is the relationship between John and Elizabeth proctor
They don’t have a strong relationship and they argue Elizabeth says
What one lie does Elizabeth tell?
he doesn’t cheat on her when he really does
What does Proctor wish Elizabeth would do?
Who is the author of the Crucible?
When was the author born?
October 17, 1915
Where is the author from?
Harlem, New York City
Most popular plays also written by the author.
All My Sons (1947) Death of a Salesman (1949) The Crucible (19930
What college did the author attend?