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    Newberry College’s theater department intends to produce one of three plays: “Trifles”, “Andre’s Mother”, or “Los Vendidos”. The department wants a play that is entertaining, but that will also give the audience the chance to challenge their thinking. Of those three plays, Newberry College’s theater department should produce “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell. This play was written in 1916, which in this period there were many examples of feminism. The reason this play should be conducted is because of

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    have to balance your own life with peers conflicts. It is also hard to realize when someone needs our help when in a manipulative environment. In the play Trifles by Susan Glaspell we can evaluate the main perspective. This perspective the author offers humanity is, will you turn in a guilty person if you have sympathy for them? In the play trifles, the symbolism really takes part in this perspective of humanity. The “kitchen things” as the men say, represent Mrs. Wright’s inner life. According to the

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    The 1916 play Trifles by Susan Glaspell is a one act murder-mystery that showcases a range of characters that help to portray the undervaluing of women, their work, and their interests in society. The main plot revolves around farmer Lewis Hale, his wife, Sheriff Henry Peters, his wife, and county attorney George Henderson trying to figure out who could have strangled farmer John Wright in his bed and, more importantly, why. The true culprit is clear from the moment Hale begins to recount what occured

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    The play Trifles is a one-act play written by Susan Glaspell. This play is a murder mystery. The husband of Mrs. Wright, John Wright, is strangled with a rope around his neck, but no one knows who did it. The main suspect, however, is his wife, Mrs. Wright. The farmer, Lewis Hale, discovered Mr. Wrights death when he went into his home to try to convince him to be in a party telephone line with him. County attorney, the town sheriff, and farmer Lewis Hale begin to investigate the house to try to

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    less intelligent than the average man, according to the government during the 1900’s. The men were usually responsible for being brave, strong and fearless. Along with having the benefit of their word or what men say goes. The 1912 play Trifles, by Susan Glaspell, who was inspired to write this play from a story she covered as a reporter. A murder case is being held and authorities are getting down to it suspecting a woman of killing her husband in his sleep. The character Mrs. Hale who is neighbors

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    Repression of Women “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell is situated in 1916 and is a one act play which incorporates essential components of what the women’s rights movement was about. After moving on from Iowa’s Drake University in 1899, Glaspell commenced her writing vocation of composing short stories and books. The play from Glaspell recounts the story of a homicide mystery involving the married couple of Mrs. Wright (Minnie) and her spouse, the murder victim, John Wright; this story also incorporates

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    one-act play Trifles is based on the murder investigation of John Wright. Minnie Wright’s isolation and the death of her canary are the major factors that led to the murder of her husband. Glaspell stresses the perceived supremacy of males when investigating the murder by giving the men lead roles in the investigation and by making fun of the “trifles” that the women are choosing to observe. It is ironic because the ordinary items observed by the women were thought of as “trifles” to the men,

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    different kind of the same thing” (561) is a line spoken in Susan Glaspell’s play, Trifles. Writers look at the world around them and envision the way it should be. They take bits and pieces of their life’s landscape, add a liberal dose of surreal ideology and finally toss in human oppressions. To that end, the writer hopes to create a memorable character that can touch the human soul for eternity. Susan Glaspell, a writer in the early twentieth century, lived during a time when women were only briefly

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    Susan Glaspell Trifles

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    analyzing thoroughly. I have decided to use Trifles by Susan Glaspell for my paper. As a person who loves literature, I tend to gravitate more towards the seemingly simple but very complex plots. I ended up loving the concept and the base for the short play. Not only is the play packed with symbolism, but the play is based on a real life murder case; just like the ending of the story, Kilifi Creek, was based on a real accident. I liked the creativity Susan Glaspell uses to depict the themes she wants readers

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    Trifles Susan Glaspell

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    Trifles by Susan Glaspell This compelling play is about the investigation at the farmhouse of John and Minnie Wright after his murder. The sheriff, county attorney, and neighbor discuss the evidence and look at the crime scenes to try and discover the murderer and motive. The sheriff and neighbor's wives remain in the kitchen where through looking at Mrs. Wright's sewing basket and cupboards they discover the truth of the crime. The setting is a small rural farmhouse that appears isolated from its

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