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  Gulbangi Family and Genealogy Research - Person Page 45   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Reverend John Hale was born on 4 April 1636 at Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
Reverend John Hale married Elizabeth Somerby, daughter of Henry Somerby and Judith Greenleaf, on 8 August 1698 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Sarah was the sister of Reverend William Noyes, one of the primary prosecutors in the witch trials.
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 John Hale (witch hunter) Summary
John Hale (3 June 1636-15 May 1700) was the pastor of the Church of Christ in Beverly, Massachusetts during the Salem witch hunt in 1692.
Hale stirs the witchcraft cauldron that is brewing in Salem Village.
Reverend John Hale was born June 3rd in 1636, in Charleston, Massachusetts.
www.bookrags.com /John_Hale_(witch_hunter)   (664 words)

  
 Hale Tree
Hale was born 1609 in Kent, England, and died 19 July 1659 in Charlestown Massachusetts.
John Hale was the first minister at the First Parish Church in Beverly, ordained on 20 September 1667.
John Hale, born 21 October 1748 in Coventry, Tolland Connecticut; died 22 December 1802 in Coventry, Tolland Connecticut.
www.wainwrightfamily.org /halefhr.html   (2847 words)

  
 AcademicDB - The Crucible - character study of Reverend John Hale.
When we first meet or are introduced to Reverend John Hale, we are told that he, Hale is a scholar from Beverly and feels pride in the work he does.
Hale approaches the situation precisely and intellectually, believing that he can find the cause to her illness.
In Act II, Reverend Hale starts showing sympathy towards the men and women who have been accused of witchery, for it was he who signed their death warrants.
www.academicdb.com /crucible_-_character_study_reverend_john_hale_14305   (281 words)

  
 The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Through conversations between Reverend Parris and his niece Abigail Williams, and between several girls, the audience learns that these girls, including Abigail and Betty, were engaged in occultic activities in the forest lead by Tituba, Parris’ slave from Barbados.
Reverend John Hale is summoned to look upon Betty and the research the incident.
Hale believes that the blood of the people who are being hanged is on his hands.
summarycentral.tripod.com /thecrucible.htm   (2150 words)

  
 trcs1112 » Hale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
John Hale was a minister who had devoted his life to the discovery, and understanding of the supernatural.
Hale is a major role in the book because you see his change.
Hale believed that without God there would be no devil and that all men and women are all sinners in some form or another.
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 John Hale Vs. John Proctor
John Hale vs. John Proctor The characters of John Hale and John Proctor in “The Crucible” can be compared and contrasted according to their key traits, goals, and tendencies to change.
Reverend Hale’s goal is to save the citizens of Salem from being condemned to death and of being accused of witchcraft.
John Proctor was also a stubborn man that did not deny what he believed, but at key times in the play he changed what he was saying and fighting for against the court.
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 PlanetPapers - The Crucible - John vs. John
John says " My honesty is broke, Elizabeth; I am no good man. Nothing's spoiled by giving them this lie that were not rotten long before."(136) He decides to confess and save his life rather than to die for a crime he didn’t do.
John demonstrated his integrity by believing in the puritan way even when it was a very difficult thing to do.
Reverend Hale says, “If she is truly in the Devil’s grip we may have to rip and tear to get her free.”(39) In the beginning Hale is absolutely positive that witchcraft is spreading throughout Salem.
www.planetpapers.com /Assets/2939.php   (494 words)

  
 PlanetPapers - The Crucible
Elizabeth Proctor, Reverend John Hale, and John Proctor were three characters that were altered during Arthur Miller's The Crucible.
When Rev. Hale visits the Proctor home to challenge their Christianity, she is defensive but clear in proving to Hale that she runs a Christian household.
Reverend Hale "denounced the proceedings, and quit the court." He knew he was wrong and that he signed innocent people's death warrants.
www.planetpapers.com /Assets/2898.php   (744 words)

  
 The Crucible Summary
Reverend John Hale, a known authority on witchcraft talks with Betty and gets her to confess that they were conjuring spirits in the woods that night and gave him the names of others to be believed to be witches.
John Proctor’s wife, Elizabeth pleads with him to turn Abigail in to the courts saying she is a fraud but he is reluctant to become involved in the so-called with-hunt.
John agrees to speak to Abigail but she only wants John to profess is love for her which he will not.
www.shvoong.com /books/385757-crucible   (486 words)

  
 NovelGuide: The Crucible: Metaphor Analysis
John Proctor was actually a tavern owner (not a farmer as in the play) and was openly critical of the witch-hunts.
Reverend John Hale and the villagers found it increasingly harder to believe that so many respectable people would turn to the Devil all at once.
Hale sees the injustice being done yet he is willing to go along with the will of the people (the court) in order to protect himself as the biblical figure allowed the crucifixion of Jesus.
www.novelguide.com /thecrucible/metaphoranalysis.html   (1012 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
John hates hypocrisy, and is a stern, harsh-tongued man. However, he has a hidden sin, which is his affair with Abigail Williams.
Hale quizzes Abigail about the girls’ activities in the forest, grows suspicious of her behavior, and demands to speak to Tituba.
Hale, who has lost faith in the court, begs the accused witches to confess falsely in order to save their lives, but they refuse.
www.jproscenium.org /crucible_info.shtml   (1419 words)

  
 Reverend John Hale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Reverend John Hale is a young minister that has a reputation of being an expert on witchcraft.
He originally lives outside of Salem, but Reverend Hale is called in to Salem by Reverend Parris to examine his daughter, Betty.
Hale is a committed Christian and a hater of witchcraft.
www.angelfire.com /ill/crucible/reverendjohnhale.html   (83 words)

  
 Hale Family
Besides, I believe that it was the Hale connection that first established the family tradition of naming children Everett.
The Hale family is one of distinction and honor in New England.
Edward Everett Hale was a full third cousin of Harriett Hale, and it is likely that she was aware of this connection to the Everett family.
www.wainwrightfamily.org /hale.htm   (559 words)

  
 THE CRUCIBLE Penobscot Theatre Wolf Moon Press A Maine Journal of Art and Opinion
Reverend Parris has caught glimpses of things he wished he hadn’t seen, of young girls dancing in the woods in the night, and he knows his daughter was one of the girls.
John Proctor (James Noel Hoban), one of the town’s upstanding citizens, has not only been drawn to Abigail’s side but also to her bed when she worked for him and his plain wife Elizabeth (Meagan Hawkes).
John might be a fallen man, but he still believes in the plain life, the ideals of the Puritans, and the importance of faith.
www.wolfmoonpress.com /Theater/thecrucible.htm   (1162 words)

  
 The Crucible: Reverend John Hale Essay by Arthur Miller | Student Essays
Summary: Short essay on the role of Reverend John Hale as an essential character in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.
Reverend John Hale is an educated but naive witch hunter, brought into Salem by Reverend Parris to examine his daughter Betty and give his expert opinion on her condition.
Arthur Miller describes Hale as a "tight skinned, eager eyed intellectual." He often carries around large books, and on his entry into the town of Salem and early on in the play, Hale seems swept away with his own feeling of self importance.
www.bookrags.com /essay-2003/8/26/8016/50730   (194 words)

  
 About the Show Crucible   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
John Proctor: A farmer in Salem, he serves as the voice of reason and justice in The Crucible.
Elizabeth Proctor: The wife of John Proctor, Elizabeth is a woman who has great confidence in her own morality and in the ability of a person to maintain a sense of righteousness.
Reverend John Hale: A scholar from Beverly, he comes to Salem on Reverend Parris' request to investigate any supernatural causes for Betty Parris' suspicious illness and thus continues the rumors of witchcraft.
www.nacc.edu /mainsite/nacctheatre/abouttheshowcrucible.htm   (964 words)

  
 Free-ResearchPapers.com - Hale: Crucible
John Hale is the minister of Beverly, which has been summoned to Salem to discover and extinguish supposed witchcraft in the town of Salem, Mass.
Hale is in the courtroom throughout Act Three, but the audience hears and sees little from him besides a few one line insertions and a heated argument with Danforth towards the end.
Then,what finally forces Hale to “condemn the proceedings of the court”, is Mary’s thrice reversal of her story which now states that Proctor is a wizard and forced her to testify against Abigail in the others by sending his spirit.
www.free-researchpapers.com /dbs/a10/enq13.shtml   (2251 words)

  
 Free-Essays.us - The Crucible
Reverend John Hale changes his view, more and more drastically as the play advances, as a result of the events that he underwent and the experiences he had.
Hale sees the honesty in Procter and believes he is able to trust his word and at last not be as closed-minded about the witchcraft situation in Salem.
Hale is becoming frustrated with the mass hysteria of the town and fed up with the lies of the girls.
www.free-essays.us /dbase/a9/tec110.shtml   (1049 words)

  
 John Hale (witch hunter) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Arthur Miller's 1952 play The Crucible, Hale appears in Act I in response to a request from Samuel Parris that he examine Betty Parris, the daughter of Reverend Parris.
Hale, a young minister, devoted most of his life to the study of witchcraft and other dæmonic arts in the hope of being able to destroy them in the name of God.
Hale, after seeing the horrors of the witch trials and watching the loss of both civil and human rights, has a conversion of heart and speaks out against them telling Judge Danforth that they are morally wrong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Reverend_John_Hale   (396 words)

  
 SparkNotes: The Crucible: Character List
Reverend John Hale - A young minister reputed to be an expert on witchcraft.
Reverend Hale is called in to Salem to examine Parris’s daughter Betty.
Reverend Parris is a paranoid, power-hungry, yet oddly self-pitying figure.
www.sparknotes.com /lit/crucible/characters.html   (726 words)

  
 Free Essays on The Crucible
Reverend Parris barely cares for the health of his own daughter, Betty, and is worried what people will think of him when they find out he has witchcraft in his family.
Reverend Paris is not sure how he stands, but I think he feels bad for John Proctor and wants him to live.
In Act two John Hale shares his feelings about the devil and God when he says, "Man, remember, until an hour before the Devil fell, God thought him beautiful in Heaven." He has faith in John Proctor and wants to believe every word he speaks, but he lets the church interfere with his own being.
www.123student.com /3231.htm   (1130 words)

  
 The Crucible at NTID
John knows that the girls were playing, and at Elizabeth’s urging decides to inform the court of Abigail’s admission that this is all a game.
John tries to see Abigail and tell her that she must confess, but he realizes he is too late—she has become mad.
Finally, John Proctor is faced with the decision to maintain his innocence of witchcraft and hang, or to tell a lie and live.
www.rit.edu /~423www/cruc.html   (1035 words)

  
 ACT I of Benton County presents THE CRUCIBLE, April 20, 21, 22, 2001
The incident begins in the spring of 1692 in the household of Reverend Samuel Parris, a widower who has served the village of Salem, Massachusetts for three years as a minister of the Puritan faith.
Reverend Hale of Beverly, an expert on witchcraft, is sent for, and before long a major tribunal is set up in Salem, led by Deputy Governor Danforth.
A young farmer, John Proctor, the elderly Rebecca and Francis Nurse, and the feisty old Giles Corey, struggle to bring reason to the village before it is too late.
www.act1.org /crucible.htm   (676 words)

  
 Rebekah Byley (Primary Research through the History of Beverly)
Rebekah Hale, wife of Reverend John Hale, was born in 1638.
John Hale was the first minister of Beverly and did a lot of work with the witch trials.
Since a minister (or his wife) cannot be "taken" by the devil, he thought this was preposterous, so he and his wife helped put a stop to the witch trails.
www.primaryresearch.org /PRTHB/halloffame/hale.htm   (132 words)

  
 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: The Crucible Study Guide - Short Summary
John and Abigail had an affair, which is the reason why Elizabeth Proctor fired her.
Reverend John Hale arrives from Beverly, a scholarly man who looks for precise signs of the supernatural.
Elizabeth tells John that she must tell Ezekiel Cheever, the constable, that Abigail admitted that Betty's sickness has nothing to do with witchcraft, but Proctor admits that nobody will believe him because he was alone with Abigail at the time.
www.gradesaver.com /classicnotes/titles/crucible/shortsumm.html   (2011 words)

  
 The Crucible
By this point, Reverend John Hale realises the corruption and injustice of the court and attempts to defend Proctor.
Hale is now a broken man who spends all his time with the prisoners, praying with them and hoping to save their lives from their unjust fates.
Hale's advice is to confess, which will get Proctor leniency from execution and save his life.
www.tvave.com /AcademyAwards-T/The_Crucible.php   (1185 words)

  
 Free Essays - The Crucible: Reverend John Hale - A Dynamic Character
Free Essays - The Crucible: Reverend John Hale - A Dynamic Character
The Crucible: Reverend John Hale - A Dynamic Character
In Act I, the reverend is described as an eager-eyed intellectual
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 John Hale (Primary Research through the History of Beverly)
Reverend John Hale was born on June 3rd, 1636 in Charlestown Massachusetts.
Hale is best known for his involvement with the Salem witchcraft trials in 1692.
Reverend hale lived in this house from 1694 until his death on May 15th, 1700.
www.primaryresearch.org /PRTHB/halloffame/jhale.htm   (266 words)

  
 The Crucible- Study guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
They felt that the church under Reverend Parris was becoming too materialistic and drifted away from the purpose of the church.
John Proctor is having an affair with Abigail.
Reverend Hale is called in as an expert witness.
www.bellmore-merrick.k12.ny.us /crucible.html   (1147 words)

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