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The Crucible Test
Matching (3 points each) 1. Which of the following statements best describes Proctor’s internal conflict during Act One? A) He desires Abigail but wants to be faithful to his wife. B) He wants to end his relationship with Abigail but does not want to hurt her. C) He wants to have a relationship with Abigail but fears his wife will find out. D) He desires Abigail and wants to divorce his wife, but he fears Abigail would eventually leave him. 2. Miller claims that the people of Salem were likely to believe in witchcraft because— A) they were uneducated and ignorant B) they believed that because there was a God there also must be a Devil C) they had not yet heard of the scientific revolution D) the area had a history of unusual and unexplained supernatural events 3. Proctor represents the archetype of the— A) skeptic B) believer C) conformist D) scapegoat 4. The character who best represents goodness is— A) Elizabeth Proctor B) Rebecca Nurse C) Martha Corey D) Deputy Governor Danforth
5. When Reverend Hale says, “What victory would the Devil have to win a soul already bad? It is the best the Devil wants, and who is better than the minister?” he is using—
reason to appeal to Parris’s sense of moral superiority
Proctor’s motivation for considering confessing is to— A) garner forgiveness from Elizabeth for his affair B) save Elizabeth’s life C) save his own life D) resolve his inner conflict 9.B) C) D) reason to appeal to Parris’s sense of intellectual superiority emotion to appeal to Parris’s fear of retribution emotion to reassure Parris he is free of sin 6. Which of the following does Proctor most value? A) Love C) Honesty B) A good name and reputation D) Hard work 8. you are the first minister ever did demand the deed to this house.” C) “Mr. Proctor tears up his signed confession because he— A) wants to take it back B) regrets having signed it C) doesn’t want anyone to know he signed it D) wants to preserve his name but not his life .” D) “Is it the Devil’s fault that a man cannot say you good morning without you clap him for defamation?” 10. The quotation that best shows John Proctor’s rejection of some Puritan values is— A) “Can you speak one minute without we land in Hell again? I am sick of Hell!” B) “There are many others who stay away from church these days because you hardly ever mention God anymore. Which of the following characters places the greatest value on truthfulness? A) Ann Putnam C) Reverend Parris B) John Proctor D) Deputy Governor Danforth 7. Parris.
a thing that is summed up for him by the sound of his own name of his own ears.For each question. I take responsibility for everything I have done but I cannot take responsibility for another human being. identify WHO is speaking and B: WHY the character is saying this.) Miller made the following response when asked who the people were at Communist meetings: “When I say this I want you to understand that I am not protecting the Communists or the Communist party. vengeance. an identity.greed. Though the trial has religious and supernatural implications. (Pay close attention to the last two sentences of the passage. If he gives that up. (2 points each) 1. Compare the following statement to the play by specifically connecting three characters in the play and discuss one example from the play that associates the character to the statement. Discuss one example to show how each of the following failings are conveyed in the play -.” “Nobody wants to be a hero but in every man there is something he cannot give up and remain himself-a core. 2. not himself. My name is good in the village! I will not have it said my name is soiled! Goody Proctor is a gossiping liar! A:_________________B:__________________________________________________ _ I have laid seven babies unbaptized in the earth A:_________________B:__________________________________________________ _ 2. I could not use the name of another person and bring trouble on him. and fear/hysteria (5 examples total). Miller tends to show the troubles as stemming from recognizable human failings. Societal problems can often be traced to individual human failings. he becomes a different man. . ambition. write in proper paragraph form using specific examples to support your statements. I am trying to and will protect my sense of myself. jealousy.” For the following quotations. (15 points each) 1.
A:_________________B:__________________________________________________ _ 4. I only said she were reading books! A:_________________B:__________________________________________________ _ . I never said my wife were a witch. A:_________________B:__________________________________________________ _ 5. But I will cut off my hand before I ever reach for you again. John. I may think of you softly from time to time.3. We never touched. Wipe it out of mind. Adultery.
Minimum = 3 paragraphs. (30 points). Start by defining (in your words) a “tragic hero”. . Either agree or disagree and support your answer. One paragraph = 4-6 sentences.Essay: Critics consider John Proctor a “tragic hero”.