When asked to reveal the source of his information, Giles refuses, fearing that he or she will also be arrested. John becomes greatly angered, tearing the arrest warrant to shreds and threatening Herrick and Cheever with a musket until Elizabeth calms him down and surrenders herself.
The court is recessed and the men thrown out of the main room, reconvening in an adjacent room. Proctor, Rebecca Nurse and Martha Corey are led to the gallows to hang. I'm not in 9th grade, and I still have problems with this modern classic. Meanwhile, she got to leave Salem behind, completely unpunished for her evil deeds.
If you heard about something like this -- maybe it happened to a friend of yours, maybe you read about it in a novel -- would your first sympathy really be with the poor, tormented man who has to put up with all these women acting like he owes them something.
A week later, alone in their farmhouse outside of town, John and Elizabeth Proctor discuss the ongoing trials and the escalating number of townsfolk who have been accused of being witches.
Harvard University Press, pp. There are truly beautiful passages, such as this one: After being whipped, Tituba confesses to being a witchand is saved from being hanged. Tituba was released from jail a year later, when Rev. As Reverend Hale tries to persuade the court that John is being honest, the girls turn the court further against the Proctors by screaming that Mary Warren is attacking them in the form of a yellow bird.
He screams at this teenager who was lucky not to get pregnant, btw, since they didn't use birth control to get over it, already -- he's married and he's staying that way. Danforth, however, has an idea: When Proctor and Elizabeth are alone, she forgives him and reaffirms their love.
Proctor persists in his charge, convincing Danforth to allow Mary to testify. When asked if he will return to God, John despairingly yells "I say God is dead. In he had remarried, to Dorothy Noyes, in Sudbury. Reverend John Hale is summoned from Beverly to look upon Betty and research the incident.
And I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down. Not knowing that he had already confessed, Elizabeth lies and denies any knowledge of the affair.
Elizabeth tells of Giles Corey being pressed to death. And I have seen some reddish work done at night. Abigail develops a detailed plan to acquire Proctor and will stop at nothing to see her plan succeed. Hale questions Proctor about his poor church attendance and asks him to recite the Ten Commandments.
Retrieved March 16, Furious, Reverend Hale denounces the proceedings and quits the court. Giles Corey was tortured to death by pressing as the court tried in vain to extract a plea; by holding out, Giles ensured that his sons would receive his land and possessions.
A small group of teen girls in Salem, Massachusetts caught in an innocent conjuring of love potions to catch young men are forced to tell lies that Satan had invaded them and forced them to participate in the rites and are then forced to name those involved.
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