In real life, Parris left Salem inthe year his wife, Elizabeth, died. She implores John to go to court and tell the judges that Abigail and the rest of the girls are pretending. Records in the Suffolk Deeds indicate it The crucible a fictionalized story of he returned to business in Boston in He then orders that all ninety-one persons named in the deposition be arrested for questioning.
Danforth replies that given the "invisible nature" of witchcraft, the word of the accused and their advocates cannot be trusted.
John refuses to back down and submits a deposition signed by ninety-one locals attesting to the good character of Elizabeth, Rebecca Nurse and Martha Corey.
Believing witches to be responsible, she eagerly sides with Abigail. Tituba breaks down and falsely claims that the Devil is bewitching her and others in town. She and John have a lengthy discussion, during which she commends him for holding out and not confessing.
When Hale questions her, Elizabeth is angered that he does not question Abigail first.
Knowing in his heart that it is the wrong thing for him to do, John agrees to falsely confess to engaging in witchcraft, deciding that he has no desire or right to be a martyr.
John refuses, saying he can only report on his own sins. She has one daughter, Ruth in real life, Ann Putnam, Jr. As the facts emerge, Abigail claims Tituba forced her to drink blood. John is wary, thinking his verbal confession is sufficient.
He died on February 27,in Sudburywhere he had spent his last years. His ten-year-old daughter, Betty Parrislies motionless. Furious, Reverend Hale denounces the proceedings and quits the court. Danforth and Hathorne have returned to Salem to meet with Parris, and are surprised to learn that Hale has returned and is meeting with the condemned.
Reverend Hale arrives and begins his investigation. Abigail decides to play along with Tituba in order to prevent others from discovering her affair with Proctor, whose wife she had tried to curse out of jealousy.
Parris is unhappy with his salary and living conditions as minister, and accuses Proctor of heading a conspiracy to oust him from the church. By the fourth act, she has been driven mad by the harsh conditions and her ending is unknown. Act Four Act Four takes place three months later in the town jail, early in the morning.
Towards the end of the play, he is betrayed by his niece Abigail and begins receiving death threats from angry relatives of the condemned.
Danforth and Hale summon Elizabeth and ask her to persuade John to confess. Hale is conflicted, but suggests that perhaps this misfortune has befallen Salem because of a great, secret crime that must be brought to light.
Abigail coerces and threatens the others to "stick to their story" of merely dancing in the woods. John is reluctant, fearing that doing so will require him to publicly reveal his past adultery. Tituba, sharing a cell with Sarah Good, appears to have gone insane from all of the hysteria, hearing voices and now actually claiming to talk to Satan.
The deposition is dismissed by Parris and Hathorne as illegal. Tituba The Parris family slave, Tituba was brought by Parris from Barbados when he moved to Salem and has served him since.
Putnam and Corey have been feuding over land ownership. Angered that Mary is neglecting her duties, John threatens to beat her.
He presses Danforth to pardon the remaining seven and put the entire affair behind them.
Confusion and hysteria begin to overtake the room. When Danforth begins to question Abigail, she claims that Mary has begun to bewitch her with a cold wind and John loses his temper, calling Abigail a whore. Rebecca is rational and suggests a doctor be called instead.The Crucible is a play by American playwright Arthur Miller.
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