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The Crucible Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist
Answered: Dec 14, 2018
This quote comes from Cheever, the court clerk, and it is said to John. He wants to make sure that there is a good and fair trial. This is because the entire situation is caused by irrational...Read More

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G.Carol
Answered: Feb 19, 2018
John and Elizabeth are characters from a crucible which is a play. In the act, Elizabeth says that she won’t take john’s goodness because john made up for his past sins. Now he has...Read More

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Jan 28, 2019
The Crucible is a play about a major historical event. This event was the Salem witch trials. These trials were actually a wrongdoing in history. Young girls made claims that certain women in the...Read More

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Jason B. Elster
Answered: Apr 20, 2018
Arthur Miller's well known 1953 play, "The Crucible" is an allegory of McCarthyism. Giles Corey is a character in the play based on an actual man named Giles Corey. Corey and his wife were...Read More

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G.Carol
Answered: Feb 19, 2018
Ruth is a major character in the act called the crucible. She is the Putnam’s only daughter but she is thought to be under a curse. She is very sick and they think that she is practicing...Read More

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F.Brian
Answered: Jan 28, 2018
The crucible is a 1953 play written by Arthur Miller. The play is a partially dramatized story of the Salem Witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay colony around 1692. In the play...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
The people have rebelled and overthrown the court

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Danny R. Glover, Editor
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
In the novel, "The Crucible," the characters Putnam and Proctor debate over the proper ownership of a parcel of timberland where Proctor harvests his wood for lumber. Putnam asserts that his...Read More

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A. Cook, English Professor
Answered: Jun 20, 2019
Gloomy, and forbidding. This question is related to the play, The Crucible, which was written by Arthur Miller. It was first published in 1953. The Crucible has a narrator, who often gives the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
Her dead mother/ fly out of the window

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
"I am not your judge, I cannot be."

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 02, 2021
He begins to realize that the people who have been accused and sentenced so far could very well have been innocent.

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I.Elizabeth
Answered: Feb 02, 2018
These characters are from a play called The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Elizabeth proctor is basically the wife of John proctor. She has three children with her husband and is currently pregnant...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Feb 01, 2017

He gives it to Cheever and orders that the signers be arrested for questioning.

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Suzanne tipton
Answered: Sep 20, 2017
The answer is Thomas Putnam. In Act III, Giles speaks about his evidence against Thomas Putnam: "There is none but Putnam with the coin to buy so great a piece. This man is killing...Read More

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