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The Crucible

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Goody Good is filled to the brim

CRUCBL-GSKUVE

Mary reveals that Goody Good is pregnant and will not hang. Why is this significant in the context of the play?

A

This fact shows that the Puritans believed in the innocence of a child.

B

Later in the play Elizabeth will be revealed to be pregnant and Mary's revelation gives the audience a hint at Elizabeth's fate.

C

The revelation shows that the judges were willing to grant mercy.

D

Mary is further seen as a reliable source of information after she reveals Goody Good's fate.

E

Proctor will now refuse to turn against the court since he sees that they are willing to spare some of the accused.