Short Questions and Answers of “The Crucible” by Aurther Miller

What is a crucible?

A crucible is a container used to melt metals on very high temperature. A crucible also means severe test or trial.

Why did Arthur Miller write “The Crucible”?

 

Arthur Miller wrote “The Crucible” because he has a story and through this story he satire on the event in 1950s in which the communist were killed.

Why was Abigail dismissed from her job at the Proctor’s house?

Abigail was dismissed from her job at the Proctor’s house when Elizabeth Proctor knows her affair with her husband John Proctor.

How does Abigail thrives on the attention of all in the court and become the centre of excitement?

Abigail thrives on the attention of all in the court and becomes the centre of excitement by pretending witch hunting.

Why does Abigail accuse Proctor’s wife?

Abigail accuses Proctor’s wife of witchcraft, because Elizabeth dismissed her from job and secondly she want to remove her that she herself can marry to John Proctor.
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Short Questions and Answers of ‘Importance of being Earnest’ by Oscar Wilde?

In the end, why doesn’t Cecily care that Algernon’s name isn’t Ernest?

At the end of the play Cecily knows the real name of Jack as Earnest and learn that his real brother is Algernon not Earnest so, she did not care about the name.

What is the subtitle of the play ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’?

The subtitle of the play “The Importance of Being Earnest” is “A Trivial Comedy for Serious People“. In this play the serious things presented trivial and trivial things presented seriously, so there is enough food for serious peoples.

How does Jack convince Lady Bracknell that Cecily is a suitable wife for her nephew Algernon?

Jack says that Cecily brings with her rich dowry that will convince Lady Brecknell that Cecily is a suitable wife for her nephew.

What are the major themes in ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’?

In the “Importance of being Earnest” the major themes are marriage, difficulties of being illegitimate, difficulties in marrying, lies and deceit, respect and reputation, society and class, duty and responsibility, religion and secret lives.

Define comedy of manners.

The comedy of manner is a comedy in which the manners of society or class are satire. “Importance of being Earnest” is one example of comedy of manner.
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Short questions and answers of ‘Oedipus Rex’2

What news does the messenger from Corinth bring to Thebes?

Messenger brings the news of the death of the Corinth’s queen.

What is hamartia?

Hamartia is the error of judgement by the hero of the play.

Why does Jocasta commit suicide?

Jocasta judged the situation and found the reality and cannot endure the embarrassment so, she suicide.

What does Oedipus use to blind his eyes?

Oedipus used the brooches from the clothes of Jocasta to blind himself.

Who takes over as the ruler of Thebes after Oedipus?

Creon takes over as ruler of Thebes after Oedipus blinding himself.