I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

by

Maryse Condé

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Dorcas Goode Character Analysis

Dorcas Goode is the young daughter of Sarah Goode. Dorcas grows up with little money or stability, and when her mother is initially accused and jailed, the only people who will take her in are John and Elizabeth Proctor. Later, Dorcas is placed in Tituba’s jail cell, and she becomes an object of sympathy for Tituba.
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Dorcas Goode Character Timeline in I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

The timeline below shows where the character Dorcas Goode appears in I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2: Chapter 1
Desire, Patriarchy and the Difficulty of Feminism Theme Icon
...While she is being chained, Goodwife Goode asks who will take care of her daughter Dorcas, and John Proctor volunteers; this then causes suspicion to fall on the Proctor family. (full context)
Part 2: Chapter 5
Surviving vs. Enduring Theme Icon
Slavery and Daily Life  Theme Icon
...Hester each aborted; she sings her old moonstone lament for them. Around the same time, Dorcas (Sarah Goode’s daughter) is placed in Tituba’s cell. When Dorcas asks Tituba where Sarah Goode... (full context)