His placement of the first scene between Proctor and Abigail in the forest also is an effective alteration. Rebecca is a wise, sensible, and upright woman, held in tremendous regard by most of the Salem community. Proctor assures him his evidence is valid, but Ezekiel Cheever mentions that Proctor earlier ripped up the court's warrant, and Parris adds that Proctor seldom comes to church.
Danforth sends for Abigail and her troop of girls. Hale begins to perceive Notes on judge hathorne the court's ideological blindness. Giles Corey interrupts the court proceedings and declares that Thomas Putnam is "reaching out for land!
Mary begs them to stop. This produced large waves that swept into the mouth of the harbor, making water operations difficult. He cries, "There is blood on my head!
He also calls Danforth a devil for allowing a fraud to be perpetrated.
Abigail is smart, wily, a good liar, and vindictive when crossed. After the Chesapeake—Leopard affairPresident Thomas Jefferson was faced with a decision to make regarding the situation at hand.
A follower, she quickly falls in line with Abigail's plot. In another annual commemoration, soldiers gather at Old Salem Armory to honor soldiers who were killed in the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
This is a play that should be revived for every generation, for each has its own version of the witch hunt. The embargo of was the starting point on the path to the War of with Great Britain. They have been waiting for three days to present the evidence, but to no avail.
Proctor leaps at Abigail and calls her a whore. As time went on, harassment of American ships by the British Navy increased.
Anna Fitzwater as his wife, Elizabeth, is not far behind in her portrait of a woman whose deep and firm religious sense of right follows her through the tragic unwinding of her blameless life.
Hale focuses on evidence and logic, but Danforth is no longer interested. Ina master plan was developed with help from the planning and design firm, Cecil Group of Boston and Bioengineering Group of Salem. Judge Hathorne Dudley Knight: Trade with the Pacific and Africa[ edit ] Further information: During the American Revolutionthe town became a center for privateering.
Rebecca and John are both well-respected, unlike many of those who were convicted before now, and this makes Parris fearful that people in the town will turn on the court, as well as him, if these hangings go on. As a result, when Nurse tells them that the girls have faked the entire witchcraft incident, the judges regard him as a dangerous individual.
The vicious cycle of forced confession gets Mary to turn against Proctor. Abigail shivers and the other girls follow suit. Corey also states that the court is holding his wife Martha by mistake. Proctor cries out that he confessed his sin, but it is too late for Elizabeth to change her story.
Active Themes Related Quotes with Explanations Next, Corey provides a deposition that quotes a witness who heard Thomas Putnam say he had his daughter charge a man with witchcraft in order to get his land.
In a society built on social order, any deviation implies that you're against that order. He considers fear of the court an indication of guilt. Nevertheless, he has a hidden sin—his affair with Abigail Williams—that proves his downfall.
Arthur Miller died on 10 February Danforth asks why she fired Abigail. Danforth here points out why the entire trial should be considered suspect—all the evidence is hearsay. As she's being led away, Proctor shouts out that he confessed.The imposing force of Dudley Knight's Deputy Gov.
Danforth, the opaque waffling of Jeff Renard's Judge Hathorne and the frenetic bigotry of Fran Gallegos' Rev. Samuel Parris all make indelible statements about those who believe that their right must be everyone's.
Judge Hathorne An arrogant and unpleasant Salem judge who considers the Puritan government to be absolutely right and just. As a representative of that government, he believes in the perfection of his own wisdom and judgment. Judge Hathorne is a character of little activity in this play, but he certainly influences great consequence to some of the characters.
Hathorne can be characterized as arrogant. Fanielenglish Search this site. GO EAGLES! The Crucible Essay by Mailani Faniel and Cameron Rollin The Crucible Notes. Setting Judge Hathorne - judge of town village.
Martha Corey - accused women. Giles Corey - (in act 1) Danforth - governor. Judge John Hathorne is both a historical figure and a semi-fictionalized character in Arthur Miller's play The Crucible.
The historical John Hathorne lived from and was a merchant and. Giles: Your Excellency, we mean no disrespect for - Danforth: Disrespect indeed! It is disruption, Mister.
This is the highest court of the supreme government of this province, do you know it? GiLES, beginning to weep: Your Excellency, I only said she were reading books, sir, and they come and take her out of my house for - Danforth, mystified: Books!!