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The Crucible

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on 20 October 2014

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Transcript of The Crucible

ANALYSIS PARAGRAPH
1. What were the girls doing in the forest?
2. Who is Abigail and is she being accused of?
3. What is Parris worried about?
4. Explain what actually happened in the forest?
5. Why does Abigail threaten the girls? What does this show?
6. Who is Proctor, what are some of the conflicts he faces, and what is his relationship to Abigail?
7. Describe Rebecca Nurse and how she is viewed by the townspeople.
8. Describe the conflict surrounding Parris and how his grievances go against Puritan tenets.
9. Why is Hale called and who is he?
10. Hale says, “They must be heavy; they are weighted with authority.” What is he speaking of and what is the significance?
11. Why do the girls start naming names at the end of the act?
12. What actions in this act are similar to that of McCarthyism?

"The Crucible"
by Arthur Miller

ACT I
Context
McCarthyism
Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller wrote "The Crucible" as an allegory to the Red Scare.
RED SCARE
An extended metaphor where characters or events represent or symbolize ideas or concepts
ACT II
ACT III
ACT IV
PERFORMANCE TASK
FEAR
HYSTERIA
MOB MENTALITY
JUDGEMENT
GOD
SMM
1. Char. Abigail
2. Char. John Proctor
3. Char. Reverend Parris
4. Allegory to McCarthyism
Abigail is obviously to blame for the events in Act I, but who else must be blamed for the mounting hysteria in Salem? You must provide at least 3 pieces of textual evidence to support your claim.
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SMM
1. Allusion
2. Allusion
3. Characterization
4. Allegory to McCarthyism
ANALYSIS PARAGRAPH
Guiding Questions
ALLEGORY
Guiding Questions

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