Puritanism
McCarthyism
Arthur Miller
Drama
Vocabulary
100

What year did the Salem Witch Trials begin?

1692

100

What was the full name AND title of the man who spearheaded McCarthyism?

Senator Joseph McCarthy

100

Which famous actress was married to Arthur Miller?

Marilyn Monroe

100

One of the earliest forms of  _________.

literature

100

horrifyingly wicked; of very poor quality, terrible

atrocious

200

Other than God, who largely influenced (and, at times, controlled) the actions, thoughts, and feelings of the Puritan people?

Puritan ministers

200

During the Red Scare, what were people afraid of?

Communism

200

How old was Arthur Miller when he died?

89

200

_________ are represented by players/actors.

Characters

200

lacking flavor, vigor, or interest

insipid

300

What was the name of Jonathan Edwards's famous Puritan sermon?

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

300

What does HUAC stand for?

House Un-American Activities Committee

300

What did Arthur Miller refuse to do when he was called upon by the HUAC?

Accuse other "communists"

300

__________ forces the reader to rely on inferences.

Dialogue

300

to feel deep sorrow; to express sorrow or mourning for; to grieve; n. an expression of grief; a song or poem expressing grief

lament

400

What were the moral standards that the Puritans had to live up to/follow called?

The Puritan Code of Ethics

400

Who was largely targeted during the Red Scare?

entertainers

400
In Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible", he discusses what group of people?

Puritans

400

______ is a character’s weakness or trait that results in character’s demise.

Tragic Flaw

400

having or showing passion, devotion, enthusiasm

zealous

500

What was the full name of the FIRST MAN who was killed during the Salem Witch Trials?

John Proctor

500

How could someone lessen their sentence if they were accused by the HUAC?

Give the names of other "communists"

500

Where was Arthur Miller born?

Harlem, NY

500

_________ is a story that, on the surface, tells one tale, but has a hidden political meaning underneath.

Political Allegory

500

a gentle wind or mild breeze

zephyr

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