Main Characters in The Crucible


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In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, which character becomes the lead accuser in the Salem witch trials?

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1. In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, what is the link between Abagail Williams and John Proctor?

2. In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, what are Reverend Parris' sermons like?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz/worksheet deal with the roles and relationships of main characters within the play, The Crucible, providing a simple way for you to check your grasp on the material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments include questions involving the following:

  • The character who becomes the lead accuser in the trials
  • Connection between Abigail Williams and John Proctor
  • The sermons of Reverend Parris
  • Reverend Hale's actions in the finale
  • Elizabeth Proctor's apology

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw important details from the lesson on plot developments within The Crucible
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about character motivation within this play and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding character relationships in The Crucible

Additional Learning

To learn more about Arthur Miller's story, you can explore the accompanying lesson called Main Characters in The Crucible. This lesson comes with the following objectives:

  • Get to know the character of Abigail Williams
  • Familiarize yourself with John Proctor's role in the story
  • Learn about the character of Reverend Parris
  • Become acquainted with the character of Reverend Hale
  • Flesh out the character of Elizabeth Proctor