Feminism : Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

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Feminism is a term defined as the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. This theory is centered on women living in patriarchal society. During the 1900s life for women differed greatly from the lives of men. Patriarch communities were very prevalent during this time. As a result Susan Glaspell dedicated many, if not all of her works as dramas describing the restricting view of women living in the early twentieth century. Feminism shows how males dominated in society. During the twentieth century women seem suppressed, oppressed, and often times left out when it comes to their marriage. Women during this time were silenced while living under the negative effects of a patriarchal society. Susan Glaspell took a turn for the better when describing the lives and experiences women went through. She made things more critical so that you could take time and think about not only the possible outcome of situations but a deeper view of why they occurred. In comparison with life today and the 1900s the play Trifles analyzes and shows different views of the rights of women through the title as well as the characters.
To begin with, the title Trifles, if defined would give readers the idea that the play will discuss something or someone who has very little value. Being that the term trifle means a little thing of value or importance. The term trifle meant many things in this play. The duties women had were considered trifle because…
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