The Crucible-Act 2. Why Does John Gives Elizabeth A Kiss?
Act II, Scene i
1. The stage directions in lines 33-34 describe how John gives Elizabeth a kiss. Consider Miller’s word choice. What words in the description show a strained relationship between the two? She receives it.
2. On page 166, John suggests that Elizabeth bring some flowers into the house and says “It’s winter in here yet.” Considering the condition of his marriage with Elizabeth, what might be the symbolic meaning of this? Problems, because john has been cheating and she knows it. …show more content…
Why did Mary Warren have to go to Salem? How does she seem to feel about her new position? (Lines 182-319) Because she was named official of the court.
4. Why does everyone follow Abigail as if she were a “saint”? She’s manipulative. Everyone follows her as if she’s leader of the pack. Plus she’s the preacher niece.
5. What are 2 reasons John is hesitant to reveal that Abigail told him it wasn’t witchcraft? (Lines 102-131) He doesn’t have proof , He called her a saint and he thinks no one will believe she’s a fraud.
6. Do you think Elizabeth’s suspicion and pain are warranted at this point? Are her questions justified, or should she not ask Proctor about Abigail at all? (Page 167) I think she shouldn’t ask him at all. I feel like he’s getting defensive over