The Crucible. Structure & Language. “The Crucible”. WALT: Understanding the structure and language of “The Crucible”. WILF: Explore the language and structure of “The Crucible ” . Understand the language and structure in a historical, social and theatrical context. Puritans - Recap.
Structure & Language
What was life like in Salem, 1692? List 3 things that were forbidden.
Why had the Puritans left England?
How were women expected to conduct themselves?
1. Make note of what you feel is a high moment of tension (the climax) in Act 1, 2, 3, 4? Choose one of these moments and explain how you might stage it.
2. Complete the example sheet at the end of the Language & Structure booklet. Give examples of unique phrases, double negatives, inverted sentences and language influenced by the Bible. Also, explain the impact of the language.