The Crucible Quotation Worksheet

The Crucible Quotation Worksheet
Directions: Identify the page number of the quote, and write a paragraph for each of the following
quotations. Be sure to discuss who is speaking, to whom, the circumstances under which the quote is
being said as well as why the quote is important.
1. You drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor. - page ___
2. But I will cut off my hand before I ever reach for you again. - page ___
3. There is a prodigious danger in the seeking out of loose spirits. – page___
4. You think that is god’s work that you should never lose a child and I bury all but one? – page___
5. Why, then, I must find it and join it. - page ___
6. I mean to crush him utterly if he has shown his face. – page___
7. You will confess yourself or I will take you out and whip you to your death. – page___
8. It’s winter in here yet. – page___
9. I do not judge you. The magistrate that sits in your heart judges you. – page___
10. I never knew before…I remembered everything she done to me. – page___
11. I must tell you , sir, I will be gone every day now. I am amazed you do not see what mighty work we do. –
12. Adultery, John. – page___
13. Herrick, Herrick, it is a needle. – page___
14. Come now. You say your only purpose is to free your wife. Good then, she is saved at least this year, and
a year is long…will you drop this charge? – page___
15. But you must understand, sir, that a person is either with this court or he must be counted against it. There
will be no road between. – page___
16. Do that which is good and no harm will come to thee. – page___
17. I cannot give you his name. – page___
18. It is a whore. – page___
19. No, sir. – page___
20. You will confess yourself or you will hang. - page___
21. My niece, sir, my niece, -I believe she has vanished. - page___
22. Postponement means a floundering on my part. - page___
23. Suspicion kissed you when I did. - page___
24. There will be no higher judge under heaven than Proctor is. - page___
25. Let Rebecca go like a saint, for me it is a fraud. - page___
26. I am John Proctor! You will not use me! - page___
27. And there’s your first marvel, that I can. You have made your magic now for I do think I see some shred of
goodness in John Proctor. - page___
28. He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it away from him! - page___