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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is Mary Warren?
2. What might the community do if Rebecca Nurse and John Proctor are killed?
3. What does Tituba say she and her "roommate" are doing in the room in Act 4?
4. What were Giles Corey's final words?
5. What does John Proctor refuse to do for Danforth?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do we learn about Abigail in Act 4?
2. Who is the only person that cares that John Proctor and Giles don't have lawyers? Why is he concerned?
3. Giles thinks Mr. Putnam has other motives for suggesting witchcraft. What does Giles accuse Mr. Putnam of?
4. Describe Tituba's state of mind at the opening of Act 4.
5. John Proctor brings a long list of witnesses to attest to the fact that his wife and others never associated with the devil. Why is this list not helpful?
6. Toward the end of Act 3, John Proctor finally attacks Abigail physically in court. What sends him over the edge?
7. In nearby Andover, the courts were overthrown and now Parris wants Danforth to delay any more trials. What is he worried about?
8. Why doesn't Hale believe John Proctor when he tells Hale that Abigail admitted they were just dancing and not practicing any witchcraft?
9. Why won't Danforth just pardon Rebecca Nurse?
10. Why does Elizabeth lie when asked about her husband's relationship with Abigail?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Abigail may be considered an unlikable character. But some would argue that she acted badly due to a lack of love and guidance. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Is Abigail a true villain, or merely a victim of circumstance?
Essay Topic 2
Select one character and analyze how the theme of blame and guilt applies to that character.
Essay Topic 3
A martyr is someone willing to undergo intense suffering on principle. What character/s in this play might be considered martyrs? Use specific examples to support all claims.
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