Proctor was yelling at me to tell the courts we were only pretending, and that I need to confess, saying we faked the whole thing. Danforth is insisting that he sign his name to this confession. I tell, this is not justice! I have chosen to portray John's thoughts, feelings, and attitudes, beliefs and values on his decision while in jail for three months about his devotion to his wife Elizabeth, his faith and upholding of christianity, and his decision on whether to confess and live, or protest and die. You will not use me! She had confessed to me that she and the other girls were only pretending. But no, I was wrong, they kept questioning me if the devil came with anyone else.
It will need God Himself to cleanse this town properly. How could she accuse me for witch craft too, after all those many years I served the Parris family and looked after her so dearly. Abigail is the niece of Reverend Parris, a prominent leader… 2019 Words 9 Pages The Crucible: Act One 1. Such an amazing experience, brilliant play, phenomenal role. And John Procter, when he came to the court, and confessed to his lechery, I knew it would turn for the worst. If someone can tell me how John thinks and feels, and his feelings and attitudes towards the above 3 situations, that would be greatly appreciated.
She is the one leading others into lechery, she is the sinner; not I, not my husband, her. They had power over the court, and they were using it. Reverend Hale Monologue — the Crucible Monologue — Before the events of Act Four I have always been a man of God, and I used to believe with all my heart that what I did was for him. But if I do confess, to pretending, the 91 others will be safe, and not be hanged. Thats how the shadow boxes came together.
I wronged you father and I shouldn't have confessed to having connections with the devil. I confess to God and God has seen my name on this! I hope I can soon be back at my home, Barbodos and be free from all this ridiculer. If I live, if I am not murdured, I will surely cry out others until the last hypocrite is dead! And you know I can do it, I saw Indians smash my dear parents heads on the pillow next to mine, and I have see some reddish work done at night, and I can make you wish you had never see the sun go down!!! Now let neither of you turn to face Goody Proctor. I cannot turn my face from it no more. They go to the Proctors house to make sure Betty is okay. Then he wanted to know why I dismissed her.
I floundered a bit in my mind, and finally told him she dissatisfied me. Summary John Proctor has just given a false confession in order to save himself from being hanged. And let you knock before you enter. So I was probably more angry than I should have been. She is a witch, and my heart burns with hatred and shame to know that she still walks the lands God himself made for us, which begs the question; how can God let good Christian people die and still let someone as evil as her live? Tell them I confessed myself, say Proctor broke his knees and wept like a woman, say what you will, but my name cannot… I mean to deny nothing. When she come into the court I say to myself, I must not accuse this woman, for she sleeps in ditches, and so very old and poor.
You came to save my soul, did you not? Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! The scene I used is below. Elizabeth, I have confessed it! The beatings and all of Mr Hale's questions were just too much for me. Maybe I should confess, get this over with. He knows how I feel about her and yet he goes against my feelings and orders. Samuel Parris catches them in the woods and Betty passes out. They pray in jail, I'm told they pray in jail! I used to weep for my sins when the wind lifted up my skirts; and blushed for shame because some old Rebecca called me loose. And George Jacobs comes again and again and raps me with his stick - the same spot every night all this week.
Sending virtual hugs out there to all of my fellow theatre comrades who are enjoying this video years later! Parris is contemplating on what the town will think of him when they find out what has happened. Mary is yet to testify in court regarding her creation of the poppet. I do want to obey and please Mr. I thought I had done quite well, when the judge almost exploded. Monologue Text Start: I never knew it before. I'd talk about his immense guilt over his wife being sentenced for witchcraft. What disturbance did she cause? In the end I confessed that I had connections with the devil and that he seeks me and comes to me at night, hoping it would all just end.
Although we deserve the punishments for the serious sins we've committed. The Crucible, Penguin Books, 1988, pp 150. Here—I have confessed myself, it is enough! Middle That plaintiff has one very large cheek, make that two ; she clearly used her looks to entrap my husband into sinning against the seventh commandment of God, and then accuses me of witchcraft. He turns toward door and calls. But he isn't like any other man because he was willing to sacrifice himself for justice.