Crucible 3 Character Essay

Topics: The Crucible, God, Salem witch trials Pages: 2 (576 words) Published: May 12, 2013
The crucible |

| Significant Quotes | Commentary/Questions about Quotes | Act 1 | Parris: “I have fought here three long years to bend these stiff-necked people to me . . .” | This quote tells me how Parris feels about his parishioners. He must not think too highly of them. | | goody putman-"but i must! you think it's god's work you should never lose a child, nor a grandchild either, and i bury all but one? there are wheels within wheels in this village, and fires within fires!"

| What does this these words mean. ?When he says bury all but one does he mean his grandkids or her?| | parris-"how can it be the devil? why would he choose my house to strike? we have all manner of licentious people in the village.

| If parris is known to be a good then why would they assume she was of he devil because she was saw dancing around a fire with friends does not justify shes a witch or evil.| Act 2 | "He sentenced her. He must. But not for Sarah Good. For Sarah Good confessed, y'see. (MW to Proctors)

| -This quote just shows that if you confess to being a witch, you are spared, as long as you can name someone else, basically. The first woman didn't confess to being a witch, and therefore was sentenced| |

"And thinks to kill me, then to take my place.(Elizabeth to John
| Elizabeth is spot on in this accusation that Abigail wants to kill Elizabeth to be with John.
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| Man, remember, until an hour before the Devil fell, God thought him beautiful in Heaven" (Hale)
| -This means that your nature can change based upon your actions. God thought the Devil was beautiful at first, but when the Devil turned against God, he was cast out.
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Act 3 |
"Now, Mr Proctor, before I decide whether I shall hear you or not, it is my duty to tell you this. We burn a hot fire here; it melts down all concealment." Danforth to Proctor
| spirits. Danforth believes that Proctor has some other hidden agenda bringing Mary to the court such as to...
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