First, we will begin our class by examining the 8 sentences we explored in our anticipation guide to The Crucible.  Do any of them stand out to you as applying to situations in the first act?  Which ones?  Why?  Take a few moments to reflect on the statement and what we have read so far.

Courage means doing something even though it can be difficult and fearsome.
A person is innocent until proven guilty.
It is more difficult to forgive yourself if the person you have hurt doesn't forgive you.
Beliefs in opposition to common values should be illegal.
Justice is best determined in a court of law.
It is better to die for what you believe in rather than to lie to save your life.
The difference between right and wrong is clear.
Confessing to a crime you didn't commit in order to avoid punishment is wise.

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