How does Rebecca Nurse from The Crucible show integrity?
Integrity refers to a person's ability to be honest and have high moral values. Rebecca shows that she has these qualities by speaking her mind and not being afraid of what others think of her, as indicated in Act 1 of the play when she comments about the rumors of witchcraft going around the village. She displays this quality specifically when she refers to the conditions suffered by Betty Parris and the Putnam's daughter, Ruth.
In her comments, Rebecca expresses her honest opinion about what the girls are experiencing. She explains:
...Pray calm your-selves. I have eleven children, and I am twenty-six times a grandma, and I have seen them all through their silly seasons, and when it come on them they will run the Devil bowlegged keeping up with their mischief. I think she'll wake when she tires of it. A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back.
The common sense advice she gives is based...
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