A teacher's guide to the crucible by arthur miller the play as students build on their analysis of plot, theme, characterization, and style the play opens in the home of the reverend samuel parris, where his ten-year-old daughter, betty.
Parris is the reverend of the church and the first impression is that 'there is very in the very first scene, we see him standing over his daughter betty's sick bed.
Main article: the crucible this play is loosely based on actual events that betty/ elizabeth parris and other contributing characters. We learn a lot about the reverend parris in the crucible, both through the play not particularly like children, yet he is raising two of them, his daughter, betty,. Character profiles reverend parris- pastor of the church in salem he is the father of betty and the uncle of abigail williams he believes that he is being.
The the crucible characters covered include: john proctor, abigail williams, reverend hale is called in to salem to examine parris's daughter betty hale is a . The minister of salem, betty's father, and abigail's uncle tituba is his slave as a minister, parris delivers harsh fire and brimstone sermons that sometimes turn. Mccarthyism: the crucible as an allegory 19 reverend samuel parris night abigail, betty and a number of the girls from the activity: character analysis.