The Crucible Quote Analysis—Act I

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The Crucible
Quote Analysis—Act I
Directions: Analyze the quotes below using the following steps: Identify who said the quote, to whom the
quote was addressed, and what the speaker meant by the quote and/or the significance of the quote.
1."... let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word about the other things, and I will come to you
in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you"
2. "I’m not sayin’ she’s touched the Devil, now, but I’d admire to know what books she reads and why she
hides them—she’ll not answer me, y’see."
3. "And what shall I say to them? That my daughter and my niece I discovered dancing like heathen in the
4. "We have all heard of your great charities in Beverly."
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5. "You sent a child to conjure up the dead…?"
6. "She have often laughed at prayer!"
7. “It is a marvel. It is surely a stroke of hell upon you… “
8. "I’ll not be comin’ for you more. You know me better."