The Crucible

What is the meaning of prodigious fear in The Crucible?

Prodigious fear that hale says in act three and the meaning of prodigious guilt being used. What does pordigious fear and prodigious guilt symbolize in the play

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Hale means there is a great fear of the witch court in the land. Prodigious really represents fear that turns into hysteria. The court preys on this fear and hysteria to keep influence through the play.