Friday, November 19, 2010

The movie version...

Now that you have seen the movie version of The Crucible, write a brief review of the movie.  Be sure to include parts that you liked and why you liked them, as well as descriptions of the parts you didn't like and why you didn't like them.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Mary Warren stands up...

Looking back at lines 323-344 in Act Two, it appears obvious that Mary's defense of Elizabeth Proctor in court changed the power dynamics among Mary, Elizabeth, and John Proctor.  How is the situation in the Proctor household a microcosm of the upheaval going on throughout the community?

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Figurative Language

List one example from the play of each type of figurative language:

1. Metaphor
2. Personification
3. Hyperbole

Monday, November 8, 2010


After reading Act 1, and thinking about the events leading up to the climax at the end of the act, do you think the confessions from Tituba and the girls are believable? Explain why or why not.