Peters behave appropriately, I should explain that they clearly behaved illegally. First, John Wright clearly abused his wife. The men enter the house first then the women enter last, slowly, sticking together. This is the motive for murder. In seeking retribution for perceived oppression, and in trying to reform society, they have actually denigrated the moral fiber of their world.
Some might argue that John Wright does not physically abuse Minnie and that her actions cannot justify murder. Peters behaved appropriately and justly by protecting Minnie Wright. The clueless men do not think that the women would have been able to discover anything other than clothes to take to Minnie.
He sees her, essentially, as belonging to her husband. From these trifles, the women are able to figure out what happened in Wright household and why John Wright is dead. They discover a pretty box. In addition, she says that John was "a hard man. The men in the play are stereotypical characters.
How does Glaspell use these symbols to propel the plot, and convey deeper levels of meaning about her characters or themes? The men looked in the kitchen and saw dirty towels, untidiness, and disarray.
George Henderson is saying that the murder is all perfectly clear except for a motive, a reason for killing John Wright in such a strange way. According to these sympathetic scholars, John Wright, her difficult husband, Mrs.
A more appropriate measure would be whether or not the women were just in their actions. The author interviewed several women for this account of the American West seen through the eyes of frontier women who raised families, built and kept homes, and survived the harsh rural life of the Colorado Territories.
Her laughter and her fearful look are also treated as suspicious behavior. The wives of two of the men, Mrs. Later in life, while she and her husband were living in the Dakota countryside, her two-year-old baby died. Peters if she thinks that Minnie killed her husband.
She had nothing else in her life. Isolation The devastating effects of isolation—especially on women—is another theme of the play.Examination of Mrs Wright in Trifles by Susan Glaspell The play?Trifles?, by Susan Glaspell, is an examination of the different levels of early ?s mid-western farming society?s attitudes towards women and equality.
Peters attempts to console her. Mrs.
Hale asks her if she knew Mr. Wright, and while the pair acknowledge him to have been a good man who didn’t drink and who paid his debts, Mrs.
Hale says he was a hard man. She isn’t surprised that Minnie would have wanted a bird in her lonely house. From these trifles, the women are able to figure out what happened in Wright household and why John Wright is dead.
The crime is the murder of John Wright by strangling in his bed. Mr. The play is about the murder investigation of John Wright, who is found dead, strangled by a rope, in the kitchen of his farmhouse.
His wife, Mrs. Wright, is found acting strangely by Lewis Hale, their neighbor, when he enters their house hoping to use their telephone. Trifles: Murder and Mrs Wright A critic once said, “Trifles is a lousy play.
By the third page we know who dun it, so there isn’t much reason to sit through the rest of the play. Apr 07, · The County Attorney and lawyer from Trifles never discover the solution to the murder of Mr.
Wright, as the men never explore the emotional aspects of the case. The only problems they see in the Wright household are the dirty dishes, as shown by the County Attorney’s comment, when Mrs. Wright claims the house “never seemed a very cheerful Reviews: 1.Download