What does Proctor mean when he says I will curse her hotter than the oldest cinder?
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Similarly, what does Hale mean when he says theology is a fortress?
"Theology is a fortress; no crack in a fortress may be counted small." Reverend Hale; He said this to John when John didn't know the commandment about adultery. Even the smallest sin can let the devil in.
Subsequently, question is, what signifies a poppet Mr Cheever? " Cheever: turning the poppet over in his hands "Why, they say it might signify that she - he has lifted the poppets skirt and his eyes widen in astonished fear - Herrick!
Correspondingly, what does Proctor mean when he says I will fall like an ocean on that court?
“I will bring you home, I will fall like an ocean on that court! Fear nothing, Elizabeth.” The expression means that Proctor will do anything he can to save his wife.
What does it mean when Proctor says a funeral marches round your heart?
John Proctor uses this metaphor to describe Elizabeth's icy demeanor towards him. He thinks he's gone out of his way to make amends for his affair with Abigail Williams. Yet Elizabeth still acts coldly towards him.