Abusive Relationships In Susan Glaspell's Trifles

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Trifles is a play about a married woman who was trapped in a abusive relationship with her husband. The play starts with a man named John Wright who was murdered in his bed by his own wife, Mrs. Wright. Mr.s Wrights reasons for murdering her husband was because the relationship between the two was lonely, unhealthy, and revengeful. Mrs. Wright and John wrights relationship became isolated when it came to the two. As John would always be out working, and Mrs. Wright always in the house they hardly talked, an example of this would be “ Mrs. Hale: Not having any children makes less work- but it makes a quiet house, and Wright out to work all day, and no company when he did come in” (103). This means that Mrs. Wright was lonely all the time. She
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