the crucible play?

1who are reverand parris' enemies?

2what is john proctors attitude toward the church

3why are the putnams eager to declare witchcraft as the malady afflicting the children?

4describe the power elizabeth has in the courtroom?

5ironically, which commandment can john proctor not remember?


#1-3 act one

#4-5 act two

2 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    1) The Proctors, the Nurses, and the Coreys are the only families I can think of off the top of my head who didn't like Parris.

    2) John Proctor doesn't like Parris, so he stopped attending. The fact that he committed adultery with Abigail says he wasn't too keen on all the Bible's points in the first place.

    3) The Putnams had lost seven children before Ruth was born, and they can't think of any other reason why they would have lost so many.

    4) Elizabeth has a very good reputation in Salem, and has a reputation for truthfulness (see third act).

    5) Ironically, he can't remember "Thou shalt not commit adultery," which was the one he broke.

    Source(s): Just finished studying "The Crucible" in class
  • 1 decade ago

    1. almost everyone is reverend parris' enemies. he opposes almost everyone also.

    5. adultery

    if you post what acts that numbers 2-4 are in, it might be easier to help you.

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