Reverend Parris Defining Moments
Defining Moment #2
Summarization: Reverend Parris automatically assume that Tituba is guilty of witchcraft before she even arrives.
TITUBA: I don't compact with no Devil!
PARRIS: You will confess yourself or I will take you out and whip you to your death, Tituba!
Defining Moment #3
Summarization: Parris is trying to question proctors religiousness
PARRIS: Do you read the Gospel, Mr. Proctor?
PROCTOR: I read the Gospel.
PARRIS: I think not, or you should surely know that Cain were an upright man, and yet he did kill Abel.
Defining Moment #5
PARRIS: And what shall I say to them? That my daughter and my niece I discovered dancing like heathen in the forest?
But if you trafficked with spirits in the forest I must know it now, for surely my enemies will, and they will ruin me with it.