How many death warrants has Reverend Hale signed by III?
72 death warrants
What are the flaws in Danforth’s logic about witchcraft and the trials?
In answer to Hale, Danforth puts forth the argument that witchcraft is an “invisible crime.” Basically, he’s making the claim that such a crime is largely committed apart from the community’s knowledge. Danforth asserts that only the witch and the victim can attest to the guilt of the witch.
Who quits the court at the end of Act 3?
Why is Proctor’s name important Act 3?
Shame overwhelms Proctor, but he demonstrates his loyalty and love for Elizabeth by revealing the affair in order to save her life. She knows that Proctor’s name is important to him, and that he would not ruin his reputation by admitting an affair unless he truly loved her. She can finally trust him again.
Who suffered the most in the crucible?
The Crucible John Proctor is a tormented individual. He believes his affair with Abigail irreparably damaged him in the eyes of God, his wife Elizabeth, and himself. True, Proctor did succumb to sin and commit adultery; however, he lacks the capacity to forgive himself.
How has Reverend Hale changed Act 4?
In Act IV, it is he who counsels the accused witches to lie, to confess their supposed sins in order to save their own lives. In his change of heart and subsequent despair, Hale gains the audience’s sympathy but not its respect, since he lacks the moral fiber of Rebecca Nurse or, as it turns out, John Proctor.
What are some crimes today which would qualify as invisible?
In the modern age, there are still “invisible crimes”, included in the list would be human trafficking, domestic violence, and sadly rape. These crimes are considered “invisible” because they are so common and can only be proven if the victim speaks up or the harasser/group admits to their deeds.
What character in the crucible changes the most?
The Reverend Hale
Why will Elizabeth not be hanged if she is found guilty?
Whom do Ezekiel Cheever and Herrick, the marshal, come to the Proctor home to arrest? Why will Elizabeth not be hanged if she is found guilty? Because she is pregnant. On what charge is Giles Corey arrested?
Why does Rev Hale quit the court at the end of Act 3?
At the end of Act 3, Reverend Hale quits the court in Salem out of frustration because he sees that irrationality and hysteria have taken over the proceedings. However, in Act 4, we learn that he has returned to Salem to speak with the prisoners and convince them to confess.
How therefore is witchcraft different from an ordinary crime?
Therefore, we must rely upon her victims—and they do testify, the children certainly do testify. In other words, witchcraft is not an ordinary crime. One cannot defend the accused by calling up witnesses to attest to their innocence because no one can actually physically witness the practice of witchcraft.
What does Reverend Hale do in Act 3?
In Act III, Reverend Hale acts as an intermediary between the citizens whose wives have been accused of witchcraft and the Court. Hale finally removes himself from the proceedings and denounces the Court after John Proctor and Giles Corey are sent to jail.
What did 91 sign in the crucible?
What paper did 91 people sign? They signed saying that Rebecca, Elizabeth and Martha were all good, upstanding God-loving citizens. What does Giles accuse Putnam of? Of killing his neighbors for their land.