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Why has Reverend Parris sent for a doctor as the play begins?

He sent for a doctor because his daughter is sick.

What does Parris question his niece Abigail about?

He questions her about the previous night's activities in the forest.

What did Parris see in the woods the previous night?

He saw Abigail, Betty, and some other girls dancing in the forest.

Why dies Abigail say she was dismissed by the Proctors?

Because she refused to be treated like a slave.

What does Betty Parris reveal about what happened in the woods?

Abigail drank chicken blood, as a charm to kill Goody Proctor.

What threat does Abigail make to the other girls?

She threatens to kill them if they tell.

What happened in the past between John Proctor and Abigail? How do each if them feel about it now?

They had an affair, when Abigail used to work for them. John put a stop to it but Abigail is still trying to pursue him.

How does John Proctor feel about Reverend Parris?

He does not like him because he says his sermons hardly mention God anymore and he is obsessed with his reputation and materialistic things.

What is the dispute between John Proctor and Thomas Putnam?

They are fighting about land and properties.

What does Giles Corey reveal to Reverend Hale?

He is worried because his wife reads strange books at night and he suspects witchcraft.

When Abigail is questioned by Reverend Hale, who does she blame? What proof does she offer?

She blames Tituba. For proof, she claims that Tituba has caused her to laugh during prayer (Parris confirms that).

What ultimatum is Tituba given?

Confess to witchcraft, bless the lord, and name others who are witches with hee is she will be hanged.

Who does Tituba accuse of being a witch?

Goody Good and Goody Osburn.

Why does Abigail start accusing people at this point?

When Tituba saves herself by "confessing", Abigail dies the same.

Why does Betty Parrish start accusing people?

She follows Tituba's and Abigail's example.