Fearful of her own life, Mary realizes that the only way to save herself is to accuse Proctor of coercing her into overthrowing the court. People form opinions on these, and especially controversial stories can lead to mass hysteria and panic. Miller continues the theme of revolving accusations in this act when Mary finally breaks down and accuses Proctor of witchcraft. I definitely agree with Lenin. Abigail says that a frog jumped in.
The materials are very different: aluminum oxide, magnesium oxide, porcelain, stainless steel, nickel, zirconium, platinum and platinum alloys, graphite, quartz, thorium oxide, beryllium oxide, cerium sulphides, … etc. Giles forces his way into the court with Reverend Hale. Soon after, we learn that Mrs. Putnam is a realistic person. They profit through abominations toward other people. I feel as though these scenes were found similar to the novel was because their sense of urgency to find answers and the first questions of witchcraft began to rise. Born into one of Salem's wealthiest families, he's called 'a man with many grievances,' and 'a deeply embittered man.
He uses reason to persuade Proctor to drop his charges against Abigail, telling him that his wife is spared for at least a year and that he need not worry about her execution. Giles claims that the proof is that if Jacobs hangs for a witch he forfeits his property and only Putnam can buy it. Once again we can see the speed with which people leap to the conclusion that witchcraft is to blame here. He cares little for public opinion, and he only began attending church regularly after he married Martha. Thomas Putnam is behind the accusations toward many people. She is one of the most respected individuals in Salem because of her kindness and charity.
In the middle ages a Crucible was a container that could hold molten metal. Danforth questions Proctor, wondering whether he has any hidden intention to undermine the court. Miller sets the whole of Act 1 in one room this conveys hysteria because they are all in one room and everyone is shouting each other. Putnam has lost many babies. It is Danforth's stern rationality that makes him a more disturbing figure; he is not a malicious villain equivalent to Abigail, but rather a man who has intense faith in the integrity of his court. Parris tells Danforth that he never found anybody naked, but admits to finding them dancing.
To further emphasize this, Miller uses different characters and develops them as the play progresses. This fear led people to conform to any and all decisions made by the majority, no matter how heinous or ludicrous. Proctor is confident that his wife would never, could never lie, even to save him. Proctor claims that he believes Abigail means to murder his wife, and orders Mary to tell Danforth how the girls danced in the woods naked. How may I live without my name? Reverend Parris remains motivated by suspicion and paranoia, while Thomas Putnam moves from an original motivation of grudges against others to unabashed greed. Giles later takes Thomas to court regarding the issue. The effects of Putnam's treachery extend beyond ill-gotten land.
The play is about the witch trials and how something like a group of girls in the woods could lead to about 200 people being hanged and accused of witchcraft. He will not think about how it affects the innocent people. Given all of these things, according to an excerpt from the first act, 'it is not surprising to find that so many accusations against people are in the handwriting of Thomas Putnam. This quote shows that Mrs. Thomas twists to make him on his side, urging him to see that it is witchcraft that is making go mad. He uses the to get the other villagers' land, such as 's.
The play starts in the woods, the characters Abigail, Betty, Tituba, Mary Warren, and Mercy Lewis were casting spells in the forest. Parris is contemplating on what the town will think of him when they find out what has happened. Sensationalizing To go with her love of gossip, Ann Putnam also seems to have some relish for sensationalizing events. Putnam, in her grief, decides that the death of her infants was foul play rather than a natural tragedy, claiming 'they were murdered! The first of these is that, to prove his own innocence and prove himself faithful to his wife, must publicly declare his infidelity. Parris demands that Mary Warren pretend to faint as she had done before, but she cannot, for she has no sense of it.
Putnam is intent in starting up rumors, and is very manipulative. The people were new to their surroundings had the Native Americans as enemies because they took their land. At least this witchcraft's accusation gives them something or someone to. Danforth rules over the proceedings as if the accused are guilty until proven innocent, and adopts a harsh and vindictive air. Putnam is all too delighted when Mrs. He goes on to say 'There be children dyin' in the village, Mister! Putnam serve a clear purpose in the play, that is being the creators of the paranoia regarding witchcraft, as they are convinced that the affliction is caused by witchcraft.