What does Betty reveal about Abigail?
Betty reveals that Abigail drank blood as a charm to kill Elizabeth.
What does Elizabeth confess to John?
She confesses, “I have sins of my own to count. It needs a could wife to prompt lechery… I counted myself so plain, so poorly made, no honest love could come to me!
Why does Elizabeth not forgive John?
It is because Elizabeth knows John must face his own conscience and make his own decision. At this point, the only thing John has left is the ability to make the moral decision and to uphold the integrity of his name, both in the eyes of God and the good people of Salem.
Why is Rev Parris so worried about his reputation?
Why is Parris so worried about the evidence of witchcraft being discovered in his own house? Parris wants to remain minister and fears any evidence that may harm his reputation. He sees that Parris is more concerned with keeping his position as minister than with practicing his true religion and devotion to God.
Why does Elizabeth think John is a good man?
Elizabeth says he is a good man because he has yet to confess even though he has been tortured. Elizabeth says that John is a good man and she knows it. She also thinks she has some responsibility for their predicament. Elizabeth says it takes a cold wife to prompt lechery.
Who is trying to get the accused to confess at the start of Act 4?
The one prisoner who he hasn’t talked to is John Proctor. The officials decide that they will bring in Elizabeth Proctor to speak with him and convince him to confess.
What is wrong with Betty The Crucible?
What is wrong with Betty Parris? She is ill, seems to be in a coma. Eyes are closed, not moving. She says that there is no natural cause for Betty’s condition and says that it could be of the devil; no cure.
How did Abby say the needle got in her stomach?
She sat to dinner in Reverend Parris’s house tonight, and without word nor warnin’ she falls to the floor. Like a struck beast, he says, and screamed a scream that a bull would weep to hear. And he goes to save her, and, stuck two inches in the flesh of her belly, he draw a needle out.
What 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?
What does Elizabeth think of Abigail?
Readers first encounter Elizabeth through the words of Abigail, who describes Elizabeth as a “bitter woman, a lying, cold, sniveling woman.” When Elizabeth enters the action of the play in the second act, we immediately see that Abigail is the liar: Elizabeth is anything but bitter and sniveling.
What does Betty want in the crucible?
In Act 1 of The Crucible, Betty Parris wants her mother.
What does Betty hear that makes her cry out?
Betty screams when she hears the Lord’s prayer, the Lord’s name. “Meanwhile, as a psalm is sung in the room downstairs, Betty claps her hands over her ears and begins whining loudly. Betty’s behavior is taken as a sign of witchcraft, which has made it impossible for the girl to hear the Lord’s name.”
Who accuses Elizabeth of witchcraft?
Why is Rev Hale going from house to house?
Why did Hale come to Proctor’s house? Hale 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. He came to Proctor’s house to question them to see if either of them had any suspicious activities which would relate to witchcraft.