Friday, November 30, 2012

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.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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

1. Metaphor
2. Hyperbole

Review page 111 in the text book for the definitions of the terms above.
Turn to page 160 in the text book and look in the stage directions at the beginning of Act II.

Friday, November 9, 2012

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?  And is Proctor correct in his analysis of the situation in lines 880-884 of Act Two?