Susan Glaspell 's Jury Of Her Peers

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Name: ZaZa Horton Professor: Leblanc Course: Anicent Woman in Greece 20 April 2015 Susan Glaspell’s “Jury of Her Peers” “Jury of Her Peers” is a short story that revolves around the strange death of john wright. It is a piece of work that exposes sexism on women. Women have been categorized for some time now based on their gender and not on ability and skills. They have always fell at the short end of the stick when compare against men. Nevertheless, there were many similarities as well as differences in challenges that women faced women. Even in the ancient times, Women play many important roles both in ancient Greece and in modern society. In all cases, women are seen as subordinated to men. It does not matter if we were in today times or the ancient times. In modern time ideally women are to stay at home with the kids and be the homemaker 's, While on the other hand men are to go out and work to provide for their wife and children. In jury of her peers the female character Mrs. hale revealed how Mrs. wright had such a beautiful voice and song for the choir but somehow it all changed when she met john wright. “(She used to wear pretty clothes and be lively--when she was Minnie Foster, one of the town girls, singing in the choir. But that--oh, that was twenty years ago." (111) In the ancient Greece men where frowned upon if they they let a man boss them around. Men in ancient Greece ran the public sphere. Women were not allowed out unless occopined by a male.
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