The Crucible Act 3 america

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1. Vocabulary

1.1. Pretense

1.1.1. Definition:an attempt to make something that is not the case appear true.

1.1.2. Two Synonyms: Make-believe; Acting

1.1.3. Sentence: Danforth: "But if she speak true, I bid you now drop your guile and confess your pretense, for a quick confession will go easier with you."(102)

1.2. Guile

1.2.1. Definition: sly or cunning intelligence

1.2.2. Two Synonyms: deceit, trickery

1.2.3. Sentence: "But if she speak true, I bid you now drop your guile and confess your pretense, for a quick confession will go easier with you."(102).

1.3. Concealment

1.3.1. Definition: The action of hiding something or preventing it from being known.

1.3.2. Two synonyms: Hide; cover up.

1.3.3. Sentence: "We burn a hot fire here; it melts down all concealment." (p.89)

1.4. Deceive

1.4.1. Synonyms:Mislead ,Double cross

1.4.2. I have until this moment not the slightest reason to suspect that the children may be deceiving me.

1.4.3. Definition:to believe something that is not true, typically in order to gain some personal advantage.

2. What do all of these words have in common?

2.1. Answer: What these words all have in common is that they are all different forms of lying.

3. Questions

3.1. 5. How many times is the word , lie, mentioned in act 3. Do include different word forms and synonyms of lie. Create a tally.

3.1.1. Answer:We found that there was a lot of lie's an synonyms,IIIII,IIIII,IIIII,IIIII,IIIII,IIIII,II

3.2. 6. In act 3, who is actually lying and who is telling the truth. Give one example.

3.2.1. Answer: The liars in Act 3 were Abigail, Reverend Parris, the group of girls accusing people of witchcraft, Mary Warren, Thomas Putnam and Elizabeth. Only John Proctor, Reverend Hale, and Giles Cory tell the very truth. Danforth: To your own knowledge, has John Proctor ever committed the crime of lechery?Elizabeth: No, sir. (113)

3.3. 7. A crucible is a ceramic or metal container in which metals or other substances may be melted or subjected to very high temperatures. a. In act 3, who is creating the high temperature and who is being melted away? b. What happens when a person(s) is being pressured or subjected to high temperatures? c. Are there any characters in act 3 that have not melted?

3.3.1. A. We believe that vengeance is creating the high tempratures and that God and religion is being melted away.

3.3.2. B. When a person is being pressured to high temperatures, he or she can start telling lies to protect themselves, or so they won't be seen as a threat anymore, in some occasions.

3.3.3. C. Giles Cory and Danforth haven't given up hope and still believe in saving Salem; they haven't melted.

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