When Reverend Hale appears in Act III How has he changed since the events of Act II?
20. When Reverend Hale appears in Act III, how has he changed since the events of Act II? He is more skeptical of the fairness of the justice of the court.
Why is Reverend Hale going through the jail?
Reverend Hale comes to the jail to try to save John Proctor from going to the gallows. He hopes to either convince Proctor to confess and save himself or convince Elizabeth to persuade Proctor to confess. However, Hale’s earlier zeal and belief in the accusations of witchcraft lead to John Proctor’s death sentence.
What happens to Reverend Hale?
At the end of Act 3, Reverend Hale quits the court in Salem out of frustration because he sees that irrationality and hysteria have taken over the proceedings. However, in Act 4, we learn that he has returned to Salem to speak with the prisoners and convince them to confess.
What does Reverend Parris do in Act 4?
In act 4, Reverend Parris immediately reveals that he is upset at discovering that Abigail and Mercy Lewis have stolen thirty-one pounds from his lock box and fled Salem. He comes to the court visibly shaken and upset and reports to Danforth that his niece Abigail and Mercy Lewis have run away.
Which commandment did John Proctor forget when he was talking to rev Hale?
Why is Rev Hale telling the accused to lie?
Why is Rev. Hale telling the accused to lie? Hale doesn’t believe they are guilty, but he wants them to lie and confess, so that they may save their lives. By telling a lie, they are saving their lives; however, they may be damning their souls.
How does Reverend Parris change throughout the Crucible?
Parris becomes more insecure and paranoid as the play wares on. He has been instrumental in these witch trials by spreading gossip and accusing innocent people for his own benefit. Parris had many detractors from the beginning. His selfishness and favoritism rubbed men like Proctor the wrong way.