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susanab | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted November 9, 2007 at 6:17 AM via web

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Act III: 

Make a summarized account of at least 3 characters' reactions to false accusations in court.

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renelane | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

Posted November 9, 2007 at 6:37 AM (Answer #1)

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Giles Corey is outraged about the witchcraft accusations of his wife, and tells the court that Putnam is doing this because of a land dispute. He is promptly thrown in jail.

Francis Nurse is defending his wife, Rebecca, by lashing out and telling the court that all the girls are liars.

John Proctor harasses Mary Warren until she agrees to tell the truth about the allegations against his wife.

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