Murder In Trifles By Susan Glaspell

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The play Trifles by Susan Glaspell displays a bizarre twist about a murder case. Mrs. Wright the suspect was being held until her trial being accused of killing her husband. Throughout this play, many pieces of evidence have been found, but some end up being hidden by the women in this “male dominant” society. When analyzing the last line of the play, it shows some pitch black humor. When the County Attorney asks: “ what is it you call it, ladies?” (Glaspell 990), Mrs. Hale gives the response of “knot it” (Glaspell 990) implying that Mrs.Wright was going to finish off the quilt by knotting it, which shows the same way she ended her husband’s life by knotting the rope around his neck. Also, when analyzing the line as a whole the pronoun “we”
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