Betty then faints back into unconsciousness. Although superstition and religious values sparked the ideas of witchcraft around the town, it was intolerance and Puritan extremism that truly set the fire ablaze.
One of the many plays he wrote was The Crucible based on the Salem witch trials of Mary Warren tells the court that she pretended to see spirits and falsely accused others of witchcraft.
Judge Danforth asks the name of the witness who gave Corey the information, but Corey refuses to cooperate. In the village of Salem, Betty Parris is stricken with a disease after secretly dancing in the woods with the village girls.
As the men argue, Reverend Hale arrives and examines Betty, while Proctor departs. The men argue until Proctor renounces his confession entirely, ripping up the signed document. The court is recessed and the men thrown out of the main room, reconvening in an adjacent room.
Hale criticizes the decision and demands to know why the accused are forbidden to defend themselves.
She implores John to go to court and tell the judges that Abigail and the rest of the girls are pretending.
It also represented the idea of an accuser getting the accused to speak the answer that he or she would want to here, no matter the technique. Common Sense is a nonprofit organization.
John Proctora local farmer and husband of Elizabeth, enters. Although he is hanged, he is understandably one of the only few that actually endures the flames and trials, and stays in our mind as a true crucible.
Rebecca is rational and suggests a doctor be called instead. Mary tells the court that the girls are lying. When Danforth tells the increasingly distraught Mary that he will sentence her to hang, she joins with the other girls and recants all her allegations against them, claiming John Proctor forced her to turn her against the others and that he harbors the devil.
However, the only sound that is actually heard in the court is his doom, since his originally suspicious character does not merit truthfulness. From there on, many people of the town are accused and convicted of witch craft.
The two finally reconcile, with Elizabeth forgiving John and saddened by the thought that he cannot forgive himself and see his own goodness. Putnam is jealous of Rebecca because all of Rebecca's children are healthy, whereas Mrs.
It also represented the idea of an accuser getting the accused to speak the answer that he or she would want to here, no matter the technique. The marshals then arrive, and bring a warrant for Elizabeth's arrest on account of being a witch.
After Proctor agrees that Elizabeth would never lie, the court summons Elizabeth and questions her about the affair. Originally clean and white, this place soon houses the horrible misdeeds of the Salem Witch craze.The Crucible Act 2 Summary Conclusion In Act 2, the situation in Salem goes from worrisome to straight up horrifying.
It becomes clear just how far the characters are willing to go to protect themselves against the town's burgeoning hysteria (even if it means setting others on a path to the gallows).
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