A.P. - I.B. Book Review Form
You may print out this form and complete it by hand (in ink)--in which case you will need to attach separate sheets for several sections (e.g., "characters," "other significant imagery"). OR: you may download the form onto your own hard disk and complete it using your own word processing system. This option is preferable because it allows you to type your responses and to expand the "answer space" if necessary. Please remember though: these reviews are intended to help you study for AP and IB exams. Therefore, they should be concise and well organized. Excessive wordiness is UNDESIRABLE.
1. Title of work: The Crucible
2. Author and date written: Arthur Miller, 1953
3. Country of author: United States
4. Characters (label as major or minor) with brief descriptions of each; include at least two adjectives for each and brief commentary. Attach a separate sheet.
John Proctor- an ordinary farmer who lives outside of town. Although married to Elizabeth Proctor he had an affair with Abigail Williams; and when hysteria is brought up, he holds back to accuse Abigail as a fraud worrying possible ruin of his reputation.
Abigail Williams- a niece of Reverend Parris and a former servant of Proctor’s household. She gets fired after being discovered sharing an affair with John Proctor and later seeks to revenge on Elizabeth Proctor and take her place as a wife of John.
Reverend John Hale- a young minister with a reputation of being the best for the subject of witchcraft. He was requested by Reverend Parris to come in to Salem to examine Betty Parris: yet, his arrival in the town enlarges the seriousness of the hysteria.
Reverend Parris- a minister of Salem who focuses on firmly stating his position in the community. He is disliked by most of the people in the town and he becomes extremely paranoid as his daughter, Betty, gets involved in the witchery.
Thomas Putnam- a rich farmer who constantly seeks...