act 3 study guide questions and answers to the crucible
|describe deputy governor Danforth||he’s a very proud man and he doesn’t like his authority being challenged|
|what does Ezekiel Cheever say about John when he appears at the general court with evidence that the accusations are fraud?||he plows on Sunday cuz he’s supposed to be at church|
|what is the deal that Danforth tries to make with John Proctor?||if he dropped the charges he will not try Elizabeth for another year|
|what does judge Hawthorne ask Mary Warren to do in court that she cannot do?||She couldn’t faint|
|what does abigail williams do as soon as danforth begins enough to question her?||She begins to threaten danforth|
|what secret does john proctor reveal to prove the girls are lying?||he reveals that Abigail is seeking revenge|
|what does John tell the court about his wife?||she cannot lie|
|how do the girls in the courtroom terrorize Mary Warren?||They repeat everything she said|
|who is taken to jail at the end of act 3||Giles Corey and John Proctor|
|why does deputy danforth initially dismiss Giles Corey?||because of his age|
|why does Danforth dismiss Giles deposition?||he didn’t give away his sources|
|who has signed many death warrants?||Reveren Hale|
|why does Abigail succeed in doing in this act?||she wins back Mary Warren|
|why does Mary seem to change her mind about telling the truth?||She is afraid Abigail|
|Abigail and the girls say they see…||a yellow bird|
|what are Paris’s concerns about the depositions presented?||his career will advance.|
he believes people will oppose him.
he believes people are going to find out the truth
|Abigail triumphs in this act because…||Danforth believes her over Proctor.|
Mary Warren rejoins her.
Elizabeth lies to save her husband.
|danforth does not want to find out that the girls accusations are false because…||he will be blamed for the deaths of innocent people|
|Elizabeth’s motivation for lying about John’s affair with Abigail is that…||love him and wants to protect him|