Essays Tagged: "Tituba"

The Salem Witch trials

n order to break the monotony of their lives. Thus, they were open to listening to the slaves, like Tituba. Tituba was a slave whom practised a form of fortune telling based on voodoo. However, fortun ... nt in their beliefs that they made people change their testimony when they were on trial. The slave Tituba (fortune teller) realised this and gave testimony that would pleas the judges. Since she conf ...

(11 pages) 220 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

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

ale first arrives in Salem, he is very objective about the wholesituation of witchery. He questions Tituba and Abigail about all the events that occurred inthe forest such as the girls' dancing and th ... hery was involved in causing the unresponsive condition of Betty Parris. He coaxesa confession from Tituba who names others supposedly involved in consorting with theDevil. He strongly encourages the ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Crucible a terrror of witchery

st do something about this. So Abigail went and accused the other women of witchcraft starting with Tituba. In addition, during the trials Reverend Parris took every attempt to end the court with the ...

(2 pages) 247 8 2.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Salem Witchcraft By lilangelgirl1420

milar misfortunes.The Salem witch craze began in February 1692 at the home of Samuel Parris. It was Tituba, the Parris family's slave, who eventually got blamed for much of the trouble. Tituba knew a ... ting spells, voodoo, and telling fortunes because witchcraft had been part of her life in Barbados. Tituba's main job was to look after the family's nine-year-old daughter Betty and her eleven-year-ol ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

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

actices that they had learned.Abigail and Betty formed such a circle. Reverend Parris' Carib slave, Tituba, would participate in the circle. When she did so, she often regaled stories of demons and my ... bewitched the girls, they were initially hesitant to name names. It wasn't long before Betty named Tituba. The other girls from the circle also named two other villagers, Sarah Osborne and Sarah Good ...

(5 pages) 172 3 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Crucible" by Joseph Conrad.

of the severe penalties for secretly dancing in the forest and chanting spells, characters such as Tituba and Abigail Williams accuse others of witchcraft for their self-preservation. Capitalizing on ... iling social values. This becomes the case with a group of young girls lead by Abigail Williams and Tituba, who secretly dance "like heathen in the forest" (1 10) and "conjure upShdeadShspirits" (1 16 ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Crucible Movie Vs. The Play (text)

e place and the viewer actually sees the event happen. For example the scene where the children and Tituba are dancing in the forest is never seen in the play, instead we learn about it through dialog ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book: The Crucible Author: Arthur Miller Title: The Crucible - Motives of the Young Women

of that time can compare to the witch-hunts in the book.In The Crucible the group of girls, led by Tituba and Abigail that were caught dancing naked in the woods which were allegedly accused of pract ...

(3 pages) 130 2 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character Analysis

gail's uncle Reverend Parris. At first the girls said they were just dancing but then admitted that Tituba, Reverend Parris' servant, forced them to conjure spirits. Because of the girls dancing in th ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crucible

hat the three people most to blame for the hysteria and the subsequent death of innocent people are Tituba, Abigail Williams, and Danforth. Each of these people, in some way, caused harm to blameless ... ly did to contribute to the death of the innocent people hanged at witches in Salem Village in 1692.Tituba was most responsible for the Salem Witch hysteria. She went into the woods with the other gir ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Salem Witch Craft Trials

as a spurned lover stirring things up in Salem Village, and there is no evidence from the time that Tituba practiced Caribbean black magic, yet these trials and executions actually still took place, h ... llage had participated in "black magic" experiments - harmless adolescent games - in the company of Tituba, Reverend Parris's slave. The restless young girls allegedly met in Parris's shed, and create ...

(9 pages) 97 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Tituba's Troubles" Examines Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible" and Tituba's role particularly

Tituba's Troubles In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, Abigail William's is a young puritan woman ... e in some ways for many of the deaths sentenced in the play, particularly that of John Proctor, but Tituba really started Salem's troubles when she falsely confessed to Reverend John Hale that she was ... h. Abigail's uncle, the Reverend Parris, finds his ten-year-old daughter Betty with Abigail, Tituba, and a number of other Puritan girls dancing in the woods around a caldron. This does not see ...

(2 pages) 26 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Research paper on salem witch trials

as a spurned lover stirring things up in Salem Village, and there is no evidence from the time that Tituba practiced Caribbean black magic, yet these trials and executions actually still took place, h ... llage had participated in "black magic" experiments - harmless adolescent games - in the company of Tituba, Reverend Parris's slave. The restless young girls allegedly met in Parris's shed, and create ...

(8 pages) 65 1 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Which Trials

irls 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 girls about spells and voodoo.(Hill, 219-224) ... back then. Such things as dancing were considered part of witch craft. That and the stories told by Tituba about spells helped fuel the girls obsessions with witchcraft. (www.salemwitchtrials.com)The ...

(2 pages) 18 1 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Small Salem Witch Trails Report- background, important dates, events, ext.

ified were middle age women, but also some man and even afour-year-old child. One of the people was Tituba, a slave. She confessedlater but only to save her own life. Around the time of March the girl ...

(1 pages) 432 0 0.0 Sep/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?

pened.The situation in Salem intensified when witchcraft was confirmed to be among the people. Once Tituba confessed to being a witch, the girls around her began accusing people that they either disli ... he court would have known that the girls were fraud and ended it there. Also, it was from fear that Tituba confessed to being a witch and if she hadn't, then none of the other girls would have followe ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tituba Book Report

Tituba Character list John Proctor: John is farmer in Salem. He is the first person to expose the gi ... one is conspiring against him. He knows the truth that Abigail is lying but he keeps his mouth shut.Tituba: Tituba is Parris' slave from Barbados, Tituba was with the girls when they danced and attemp ... She is a homeless woman who confesses to witchcraft to save herself and continues the charade with Tituba, comically claiming that Satan will take her and Tituba to Barbados.Judge Hathorne: Hathorne ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

THE CRUCIBLE ACT 3

was really enraged at the judge's dumbness to the situation. He didn't understand that Abigail and Tituba were lying.4. Theme Act 3 I think the theme of this act is that you can never know whom to re ... esponse Act 3 This act somewhat disturbed me in a way. I could not believe that Abigail and Tituba could point their finger and say, "they are a witch" and all of the people believe them. They ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Cruicible

r his wife caught them, Abigail was fired and her reputation grew worse. She then got involved with Tituba and the whole witchcraft thing, and when Proctor came to see them, she confessed her love for ...

(3 pages) 368 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Diffrent Moral Values In The Crucible

n one person who lies to save their life in the story. Abigail Williams States "I never called him? Tituba, Tituba"¦" she is passing the blame on to another to spare her own life. The wil ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American