Trust in The Crucible

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  • Trust in the Crucible
    • Act Four
      • Essential Characters
        • Reverend Hale
          • "If you think God wills you to raise rebellion, Mr. Danforth, you are mistaken!"
            • We can see Hale is beginning to not only distrust all the Judges now, but he is completely against them, and siding with those accused
        • Reverend Parris
          • "My niece, sir, my niece - I believe she has vanished"
            • Parris still trusts Abigail, after she stole everything away from him
        • Judge Danforth
          • "You misunderstand, sir; I cannot pardon these when twelve are already hanged for the same crime"
            • Shows that Danforth asks Hale to trust him as it would save their reputations as officals
        • John Proctor
          • "You have made your magic now, for now I do think I can see some shred of goodness in John Proctor"
            • We finally see that John as forgiven himself and finally trusts himself that for once he's doing something right for him, and his family
        • Elizabeth Proctor
          • "There is no higher judge in Heaven than Proctor is!"
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        • Rebecca Nurse
          • "Oh, John - God sends his mercy on you"
            • Rebecca finds out John confessed to witchcraft losing trust in him to do the right thing
    • Act One
      • Essential Characters
        • John Proctor
          • "Abby, I may think of you softly from time to time"
            • John tells Abigail this to make him trust her that he doesn't hate her, but he can't betray Elizabeth again
        • Abigail Williams
          • "You come five mile to see a silly girl fly? I know you better"
            • Abigail is desperately trying to get John to foolishly trust her to admit he's not there just for Betty Parris
        • Reverend Parris
          • "Now tell me true Abigail. And I pray you feel the weight of the truth upon you"
            • Parris tries to get Abigail to trust him in order for him to sort their problem out
        • Reverend Hale
          • ""I suppose you look as such as a good soul should"
            • Hale has trusted Parris before he even knows about Parris's secret with Abigail
        • The Girls (Tituba)
          • "I saw George Jacobs with the Devil!"
            • From this outburst, the Girls manipulated Hale and the others to trust their words
    • Act Three
      • Essential Characters
        • John Proctor
          • "I have rung the doom of my good name - you will believe me Mr Danforth!"
            • The desperation for the prosecution Abigail became so bad, Proctor admitted to his affair, tarnishing his name, demanding trust in Danforth
        • Giles Corey
          • "I never put-upon; I know my rights, sir, and I will have them"
            • Giles has faith and trust in his knowledge of the law, so he can help release those accused, to convince the court what him and Proctor are doing is right
        • Judge Danforth
          • "Abigail. I bid you now search you heart and tell me this - and beware of it...."
            • Danforth can be seen unraveling with judgement, as he is unsure who to trust now, as both make very good points. He knows if he makes the wrong choice, his reputation is on the line.
        • Abigail Willaims
          • "If I must answer that, I will leave and I will not come back again!"
            • This bold declarative, separates Danforth's opinion on John and Abigail, as he now cannot decide who's telling the truth
        • Reverend Parris
          • "Beware this man, Your Excellency, this man is mischief"
            • Parris's response to John presence summaries the amount of trust he has for him
        • Reverend Hale
          • "Excellency, it is a natural lie to tell; I beg you, stop now before another is condemmed!"
            • Hale still trusts that Danforth will make the right decision even after hes sentenced Proctor to death
    • Act Two
      • Essential Characters
        • Elizabeth Proctor
          • "John if it were not Abigail that you must hurt, would you falter now?"
            • Elizabeth still doesn't trust John after seven months from the affair
        • John Proctor
          • "I like it not that Mr Parris should lay his hand upon my baby"
            • We can tell that Proctor doesn't trust Parris from Act One, but here he finally admits it
        • Reverend Hale
          • "Abigail Williams told you it had naught to do with witchcraft!"
            • Hale finally begins to trust John and Elizabeth Proctor over the word of Parris and Abigail
        • Mary Warren
          • "She tried to kill me many times, Goody Proctor!"
            • Mary's attempt of convincing the Proctors to trust her, and convince her that this is all real - probably to try and get out of housework tomorrow to go to court

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