English 3 Voelkl The Crucible: Internal and External Conflicts There are many conflicts in The Crucible. Examine each conflict between the characters (or within themselves). Describe the conflicts and the way in which the conflict prompts a change in the character’s behaviors. Characters What is the conflict? How does the conflict shape their behavior? Parris vs. Salem Parris has spent three years trying to get the community to respect him. He is a minister, yet his daughter and niece are dancing in the forest. Parris vs. Abigail Proctor vs. Abigail Proctor vs. Parris Proctor vs. Self Putnams vs. Nurses Abigail’s reputation and her actions in the woods threaten to ruin Parris Parris fears losing his job He intensifies the questioning of Abby He brings in Hale to confirm there are no witches He demands the deed to his house Provide the first four words and page # of a quote that exemplifies the conflict. “There is a faction that is sworn to drive me from my pulpit” (11). “Your name in the town, it is entirely white, is it not?” “There be no blush about my name” (12). Characters Tituba vs. Society Hale vs. Self Proctor vs. Elizabeth Elizabeth vs. Proctor Giles vs. Court Mary Warren vs. Self What is the conflict? How does the conflict shape their behavior? Provide the first four words and page # of a quote that exemplifies the conflict.