28Danforth points out, “Postponement now speaks a floundering on my part” (233). CharacterizationDanforth does not want people to think that he is wrong
29Symbolism- blood and guilt Hale wails, “There is blood on my head! Can you not see the blood on my head!” (234).Symbolism- blood and guiltHale cannot walk away from the injustice he sees in Salem.
30Char. /Theme of INTEGRITY Hale rationalizes, “It may well be God damns a liar less than he that throws his life away for pride” (234).Char. /Theme of INTEGRITYHale tries to convince Elizabeth to lie and confess before Proctor (& eventually she) is hanged.
31Parris is STILL only concerned with himself Parris whines, “You cannot hang this sort. There is a danger for me” (232).CharacterizationParris is STILL only concerned with himself
32Hale admits, “I came into this village like a bridegroom to his beloved…and what I touched with my bright confidence, it died” (234).SimileHale admits he was prideful in the beginning
33Parris sputters, “[Abigail] is vanished…I am penniless” (231). Characterization of Abigail AND ParrisAbigail is still evil (and gets away with it); Parris is still greedy (and now poor)
34Rebecca argues, “Why, it is a lie…how may I damn myself Rebecca argues, “Why, it is a lie…how may I damn myself? I cannot, I cannot” (237).Characterization of Rebecca; Integrity themeRebecca is true to her character
35Proctor pleads, “I have given you my soul; leave me my name” (239). IntegrityHis soul is damned, at least his reputation in town should be spared ( & others’ reps by association).
36Elizabeth entreats, “He have his goodness now Elizabeth entreats, “He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him” (240).Char.; Integrity themeProctor regains his goodness by accepting his death by hanging rather than becoming an accomplice to the misguided authorities.