How Did Mr. Wright Knot It Instead Of Quilting It?

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Susan Glaspell, an American author born in Davenport, Iowa, wrote the play “Trifles” in 1916. “Trifles” is about an investigation over how Mr. Wright ends up dead in his house. Many things are overlooked in this play by the men. However the women were focused only on one thing. Why did Mrs. Wright knot it instead of quilting it? Mrs. Hale was neighbors with the Wright family but never went over to visit. When asked why she never visited, Mrs. Hale said “It never seemed a very cheerful place” (Glaspell 726). She also said, “But I don’t think a place’d be any cheerfuller for John Wright’s being in it” (Glaspell 726). Mrs. Wright used to be a cheerful lady who always sang. However that was not the case anymore in the Wright residence. Also the
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