Essays Tagged: "Betty Parris"

SALEM WITCHCRAFT.

b as Village minister. He moved to Salem Village with his wife Elizabeth, his six-year-old daughter Betty, niece Abagail Williams, and slave Tituba, a West African native acquired by Parris in Barbado ... lem, a center of sea trade.Sometime during February of the exceptionally cold winter of 1692, young Betty Parris became strangely ill. She dashed about, dove under furniture, contorted in pain, and co ...

(12 pages) 211 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Individual's Achievement's of self Knowledge. Refers to As Rev., character in Arthut Miller's "Crucible"

n the kettle. He firmly believes thatwitchery was involved in causing the unresponsive condition of Betty Parris. He coaxesa confession from Tituba who names others supposedly involved in consorting w ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A brief overview (1368 words) of the Salem Witch Trials. Very informative.

rform evil.The primary priest in Salem was Samuel Parris. Parris was married, and had one daughter, Betty, 9, but also cared for his orphaned niece, Abigail Williams who was 12. Rev. Parris forbid Bet ... at were considered witchcraft. Such books were especially popular among adolescent girls, just like Betty and Abigail. In Essex County in particular, girls liked to form small circles to practice the ...

(5 pages) 172 3 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Crucible", Fact or Fiction?

The Salem Witch Craft Trials began in 1692, due to illness upon two young girls, Betty Parris and Abigail Williams, which could not be diagnosed. The girls were victim to hallucinat ... in the movie as one of the first two girls to become afflicted with witchcraft, when in fact it was Betty Parris and Abigail Williams. The girls also had violent and physical fits; they were not victi ... n. Thomas, the older brother was born in 1681, and Susannah, the youngest sister, was born in 1687. Betty Parris' mother was also not dead as the movie shows, she was very much alive during the trials ...

(6 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Salem Hysteria" explains the events of the Salem witch trials and why they occured when and where they did.

w minister by the name of Samuel Parris, who moved from Barbados with his wife, Elizabeth, daughter Betty, niece Abigail, and slave Tituba. The time at which he and his family settled into Salem was a ... t the ball rolling for the hysteria to come, began in February during a really bitter winter, where Betty, Samuel Parris' six-year-old daughter, came down with a somewhat bizarre illness. She dashed o ...

(5 pages) 108 2 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

What Were the Causes and Effects of the Salem Witch Trials

, but the beginning of this hysteria can be traced back to a small group of girls in Salem Village. Betty Parris, a nine-year-old girl with poor health, lived with her father Rev. Samuel Parris, who w ... illiams was a twelve-year-old orphan who worked for her keep; she did most of the chores because of Betty's illness and cared for her aunt. When they were finished with their chores, there was not muc ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

ARTHUR MILLER'S THE CRUCIBLE: FACT & FICTION

I am not an on-line encyclopedia.Here's my list of historical inaccuracies in the play/screenplay:*Betty Parris' mother was not dead, but very much alive at the time. She died in 1696, four years aft ... at the time. She died in 1696, four years after the events.*Soon after the legal proceedings began, Betty was shuttled off to live in Salem Town with Stephen Sewall's family. Stephen was the clerk of ...

(12 pages) 81 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, is a play about vengeance and greed.

in constant conflict over John Proctor throughout the play. There is evidence of this conflict when Betty Parris says, "You did, you did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctors' wife! You drank a cha ...

(3 pages) 63 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Salem Witch Craft Trials

non-secular person, and cause him to say or do unordinary (and thus heretical) things. That Little Betty Parris was sick, and that the Dr. Griggs (who was too proud to say that he could not diagnose ...

(9 pages) 97 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Salem Witch Trials

ore were also accused of witchcraft. Some rotted in jail for months without trials. It started when Betty Parris became ill with strange symptoms. Soon her friends became ill with about the same sympt ...

(1 pages) 26 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The salem witch trials and mass hysteria

w minister by the name of Samuel Parris, who moved from Barbados with his wife, Elizabeth, daughter Betty, niece Abigail, and slave Tituba. The time at which he and his family settled into Salem was a ... mic affluence were the accusers.Hysteria showed up first in February during a really bitter winter. Betty, Samuel Parris' six-year-old daughter, came down with a somewhat bizarre illness. She dashed o ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Crucible"- Arther Miller "Selfish love of Abigail Williams." A look into Abigail Williams life, and thoughts.

e of witchcraft, inflicting punishment, and furthermore killing them. Her motivation is proven when Betty Parris blurted, "You did, you did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctors wife! You drank a c ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Which Trials

quentlyIt all started wuth a small group of girls and a slave. Abigal williams (Parris's Niece) and Betty (Parris's Duaghter) heard stories from tituba about her life, home in Barbados. She told the g ...

(2 pages) 18 1 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Minorities hurt first in the tensioned society

witch at first was an Indian slave, called Tituba. A day in 1692, planter Samuel Parris's daughter Betty Parris became seriously sick, and others girls followed to be ill soon. Tituba was accused of ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller- What were the factors that caused the play to escalate to such an intense level?

escalated to an intense level because of many factors and characters, which include Ruth Putnam and Betty Parris, and that not a lot was being done to prevent what happened.The situation in Salem inte ... t happened in Salem, but two major people that could have stopped what happened are Ruth Putnam and Betty Parris. After the girls were caught dancing in the woods, Ruth Putnam and Betty Parris were be ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crucible

cted of witchcraft. When the play opens, a group of young girls such as Abigail Williams and Betty Parris were conjuring up spirits in the forest. When Reverend Samuel Parris discovers the girl ... in the forest. When Reverend Samuel Parris discovers the girls dancing in the forest, his daughter, Betty Paris was frightened and fainted. Reverend Parris sends for Reverend Hale in hopes that he wil ...

(3 pages) 388 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Devil In Massachusetts

he girls became possessed and paranoid of trouble, and accused many of possessing and cursing them. Betty Parris was nine years old and Abigail Williams was eleven, both cousins, who were two of the m ... irls would cry out and scream anytime the word God was mentioned or the accused looked towards the, Betty was always the sweet and innocent of the two, but Abigail was a hidden hellion just waiting to ...

(2 pages) 516 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Crucible

penings in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. Reverend Parris’s Ten-year-old daughter Betty Parris was supposedly a victim of witchcraft. Reverend John Hale was supposed 2 determine whet ... etermine whether Betty is indeed bewitched. Parris is mad at his niece Abigail because he found her Betty and other girls in the forest dancing. She denies that they engaged in witchcraft. Thomas Putn ...

(3 pages) 1003 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crucible

dancing, one of them in the nude, this is definitely not appreciated in town. The following morning Betty, Parris' daughter, does not wake and so mass hysteria and accusations of witchcraft evolve cla ... e 'devil'. Someone must be blamed and so it leads to the ending of Act 1 with the girls Abigail and Betty (waking from her supposed coma) yelling out people's names who are guilty of consorting with t ...

(5 pages) 538 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Crucible

nded as a liar from the opening pages of the play. She and other characters such as Mercy Williams, Betty Parris, and Mary Warren, whom later retracted her accusations, named many people to be associa ...

(3 pages) 994 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American