Essays Tagged: "Rebecca Nurse"

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

These evil acts affect even the most honest people in the town like John and Elizabeth Proctor, and Rebecca Nurse who cannot fight the accusations made against them by those following Abigail. Those f ...

(6 pages) 109 1 3.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

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

ived with her second husband. This made her a candidate for witchcraft in the eyes of the community.Rebecca Nurse was also accused of witchcraft. The only flaws that were found in this upstanding woma ... s Hill on June 10th, 1692.The cases of Sarah Good, Sarah Wilds, Elizabeth How, Susannah Martin, and Rebecca Nurse were heard the next day. The only accused not found guilty was Rebecca Nurse, but when ...

(5 pages) 172 3 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

all but one of her eight children at childbirth, and she sought someone to blame. She is envious of Rebecca Nurse, who has 11 children and is 26-times a grandmother. Thomas Putnam has a rift with John ... irls shifted the blame from themselves onto innocent members of the community such as Elizabeth and Rebecca.Judge Danforth is perceived as an evil character who has a lot of authoritarian yet pious vi ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Short Story on Puritanism: Giles Corey and the Salem Witchtrials.

. Something 'bout reading the future. Those girls testified against her and others. They had to get Rebecca Nurse and Elizabeth Proctor next.And then he was alone, by himself in a quiet cabin. Anger b ...

(4 pages) 48 1 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"The Crucible": quotes.

llion he is just worried about himself. He says "You cannot hang this sort." This means people like Rebecca Nurse and John Proctor because they are upstanding in the community. He knows he is partly r ...

(3 pages) 37 0 1.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

h love that she made false accusation that lead to killings. She accused anyone she could including Rebecca Nurse and Elizabeth Proctor, who are very godly woman, and if they are witches then god is g ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The possibility of hope in "The Crucible"

y innocent were falsely accused and condemned. Even the most 'godly' characters were killed such as Rebecca Nurse and Giles Corey. Reverend Hale lost his hope in the law of the Puritan society. At fir ... ale will remember the incidents, as many innocent were condemned. These incidents are the deaths of Rebecca Nurse, Giles Corey and Proctor. "There is blood on my head! Can you not see the blood on my ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The crucible" by Arthur Miller. Act 4 analysis. "What is your final impression of Proctor?"

position on the matter, "(Danforth sternly and surprised)." In contrast, comparison of Proctor with Rebecca Nurse reveals the weaknesses in Proctor's character. Rebecca Nurse is a highly respected and ... good soul should. We have all heard of your great charities." When the audience compares Proctor to Rebecca, which even he himself does, "let Rebecca go like a saint for me it is fraud," it is apparen ...

(7 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller (theme)

rid her blame and guilt.In the town of Salem, several innocent people including Elizabeth Procter, Rebecca Nurse, and Martha Corey are sentenced to trial for supposely following Satan. The townspeopl ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character Analysis: The Crucible: John Procter

hink to go like saints". Meaning that who was he to dim the bright image that everyone had of Rebecca Nurse, whom everyone knew as near perfect and as Christian a girl to ever walk the earth. ...

(3 pages) 819 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crucible

eved his daughter Ruth fainted because she was involved in the witchcraft dance.The Putnam sent for Rebecca Nurse, because she is a wise old woman. When she arrives she went to see Betty. Before the P ... ecause she is a wise old woman. When she arrives she went to see Betty. Before the Putnam sends for Rebecca Nurse, Abigail made a visit to Betty and told her not to say a word or give away clues of wh ...

(3 pages) 295 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crucible(THEMES)

ich is where people in Salem want to start doing witchcraft, because hey see everyone else doing it.Rebecca nurse is kind of one of them people that are on the bandwagon, but others want to join her. ... at do witchcraft. Many residents in the community fear Martha for her reading habits on witchcraft, Rebecca, and Abigail for there part in witchcraft, and because they know all of these girls are liar ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character Analysis: Reverend Parris

They are all speaking to Proctor and trying to get him to sign a paper of confession, but he won't. Rebecca Nurse then comes in accompanied by Herrick. At this time, all of the characters in our scene ...

(1 pages) 510 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Formalistic Analysis of The Crucible

tnam’s show how hysteria allows people to act on their grudges by accusing many people such as Rebecca Nurse, for the deaths of their seven children. Another example of how hysteria affected the ... Reverend Hale says to Francis Nurse in order to defend the witch the witch trials of the arrest of Rebecca Nurse, “There is a misty plot afoot so subtle we should be criminal to cling to old res ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The crucible-thomas putnam

don't satisfy Putnam's fastidious demand, so he moves on to the next victim and eventually accuses Rebecca Nurse. "For murder, she's charged! For the marvelous and supernatural murder of Goody Putnam ... nam truly stands out of the crowd this time. He is perhaps the only person corrupt enough to accuse Rebecca. Last but not to the least he manipulated his daughter to accuse George Jacobs. Does Putnam ...

(3 pages) 1447 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Context Of The Crucible

ctor.The physician is unable to determine Betty's illness.A well-respected member of the community, Rebecca Nurse tries to calm the situation and warns the Reverend Parris against blaming witchcraft f ... r Betty's illness, as it would set a dangerous precedent.There is animosity between Mrs. Putnam and Rebecca because all Rebecca's children are healthy whilst Mrs. Putnam has lost seven children in inf ...

(3 pages) 385 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

John Proctor

Self-sacrifice is certainly a virtue. Look at Rebecca Nurse, the epitome of Good. She gives her life for telling the truth. Proctor does as well.. ...

(1 pages) 2246 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Dynamic Characters In The Crucible

, not only to try to save his wife, but other innocent people. He tries to help prove Martha Corey, Rebecca Nurse, and others innocent. He writes up a petition with ninety-one signatures to show that ...

(1 pages) 4575 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

John Proctor's Change in The Crucible

ave gone through with it if it did not mean losing his integrity- his “goodness.” He sees Rebecca Nurse, a woman who supposedly had never sinned in her life, possibly being condemned by his ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Opponents of McCarthyism

rucible, and in the real Salem Witch Trials, the brave men and women that fought the court included Rebecca Nurse, Giles Corey, and John and Elizabeth Proctor. During the so-called Red Scare of the 19 ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History