He says that because he is going to tell the accused to lie and confess ... Why
does Hale say he has come to do the devil's work What motivates his action?
1. Why does Hale say he has come “to do the Devil's work”? What motivates his
actions? 2. What does Parris fear about the response of the people in Andover?
Danforth refuses postponement, as it would show weakness on his part. ...
Elizabeth claims that this is a devil's argument, but Hale says that we are not
capable of reading God's will. ... She says that she will have him do what he
wishes, but she does want him alive. ... The change in Danforth's overt motivation
What does Giles believe is Putnam's motivation for accusing people of ... What
does Hale advise Proctor to do before stating his case to the court, Get a lawyer.
... Why does Proctor say he is reluctant to go to Salem and tell what Abigail said
to him ... at the Proctors' house in Act II, He has come to take away Elizabeth to
She says he was out so late she thought he might have gone into Salem. ... Yet
Proctor still resists going to the court because he fears for his reputation. ... Mary
does not resist. ... He's just come from Rebecca Nurse's house. ... Hale says the
devil can tempt anyone, but nonetheless says he's certain Rebecca won't be...
Hale: . . . Abigail Williams told you it had naught to do with witchcraft! ... hope that
he will confirm there are no unnatural causes at work in Salem; after his wife ...
Andover [a nearby town] have thrown out the court, they say, and will have no ....
really exists—and since it does not, their actions of ordering many to
He is in actuality, quite a weak man: he does not directly address his ... Elizabeth
has always had very strict and narrow guidelines when it comes to human ... '
There be no mark of blame upon my life, Mr. Hale. .... But I will always see that
action as something awry in Abigail's character arc. .... I come to to do the Devil'...
DANFORTH: Reverend Hale have no right to enter this— .... HALE: Why, it is all
simple, I come to do the Devil's work. ... asks God to make the sun and the moon
stand still during a battle, and his request Why does Hale say he ..... (b) Infer:
What motivates this ... (a) Recall: What unexpected action does Abigail take in
Abigail used to work for John Proctor's family; for the last seven months, she hasn
't worked ... He has come to see if witchcraft is being practiced in Salem. .... What
does Proctor say when Danforth asks him if he has "trafficked with the devil"? ...
How does Reverend Hale feel about what he is asking these Christians...
In particular he focuses on the discovery of several young girls and a slave ... and
physical wants — especially sexual desires — as the Devil's work and a threat to
society. ... Miller permits the audience to do just that by transforming the faceless
... motivation, but also can reevaluate the character through his or her actions.