Conflict in The Crucible


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What is the source of the conflict between Elizabeth and John Proctor in The Crucible?

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1. Who suffers as a result of the conflict between Abigail and John in The Crucible?

2. What convinces John Proctor to rip up his confession in The Crucible?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many types of conflict in Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible. You'll be asked about the conflicts between various characters and how they relate to the main character, John Proctor.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Identify the source of conflict between John and Elizabeth Proctor
  • Name the character who suffers due to the conflict between Proctor and Abigail
  • Know who convinces Proctor to tear up his confession
  • Understand who John conflicts with in the court
  • Recognize the sin that weights on John Proctor

Skills Practiced

You'll practice several skills by taking this quiz. These include:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the characters in The Crucible to answer questions about the conflicts between them
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the sin that weighs heavily on John Proctor
  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related lesson on conflicts in The Crucible

Additional Learning

Review the related lesson called Conflict in The Crucible to learn more. The lesson will help you:

  • Understand why so many of the play's external conflicts center around John Proctor
  • Learn how Proctor resolves his inner conflicts
  • Analyze quotes relating to conflict