Allusions in The Crucible


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What are allusions?

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1. In The Crucible, most of the allusions reference _____.

2. Who wrote The Crucible?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Arthur Miller uses allusions in The Crucible to provide added meaning to the play. This quiz will help you gauge your understanding of the allusions and their importance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will help you gauge your understanding of Arthur Miller's The Crucible and the following topics:

  • Definition of allusion
  • Main reference alluded to in the play
  • Comparison of characters

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on The Crucible
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of allusions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characters in The Crucible

Additional Learning

For more information about this classic play, review the lesson titled Allusions in The Crucible. This lesson goes into more details regarding the play, including:

  • Puritanical justice system
  • Accusations and their influence
  • Truth and righteousness